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New Member Recruitment for the Oak Ridge Site Specific Advisory Board

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1/20/2017 - 1/31/2017
Oak Ridge
The U.S. Department of Energy is now seeking volunteers to fill upcoming vacancies on the Oak Ridge Site Specific Advisory Board—an independent citizen’s panel advising the Department on environmental cleanup issues on the Oak Ridge Reservation. Technical expertise is not required for membership, as a broad range of backgrounds and viewpoints is preferred. Information and applications are available at www.energy.gov/orssab. Applications must be postmarked by January 31.
Pete Osborne, (865) 241-4583, Pete.Osborne@orem.doe.gov

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Southern Appalachian Studies Series: Cherokee People in Southern Appalachia Before Removal

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1/31/2017 - Starts: 7:00 PM
Blount County Public Library, Maryville, TN
 Tuesday, January 31, 7 p.m., “Southern Appalachian Studies Series: Cherokee People in Southern Appalachia Before Removal.” In her presentation, Dr. Julie Reed will examine what Cherokee life was like at the point of first European contact. She will discuss where and how Cherokee people lived, survived, and adapted to changing conditions, including the arrival of European settlers. She will also briefly touch on how Cherokee people shaped and continue to shape the Appalachia we live in today. Julie L. Reed is a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, author of “Serving the Nation: Cherokee Sovereignty and Social Welfare, 1800-1907,” and an assistant professor of history at the University of Tennessee. This event will be in the Main Gallery of the library.
Joan VanSickle Sloan

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