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30 years ago, 2 Works for You first-ever invited into Keetowah Tribe

Posted at 6:35 AM, Apr 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-26 07:35:52-04

The United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians is mourning the loss of one of their last monolingual Cherokee speakers.

Mack Vann was among the last of the tribe’s monolingual speakers

He passed away Monday. He was 88.

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30 years ago, 2 Works for You were the first-ever cameras to be allowed into the Keetowah Tribe to record their way of life and sacred artifacts.

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