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Book details
  • Genre:FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS
  • SubGenre:General
  • Language:English
  • Pages:124
  • Format:Paperback
  • Paperback ISBN:9781543975185

Perseverance

Growing Up Cherokee

by John Martin

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Overview
Perseverance is based on real life experiences of the author as he grew up in Knoxville, Tennessee in the 1960's and 1970's.
Description
Perseverance is based on the author's real life experiences growing up in East Tennessee during the 1960's and 1970's, chronicling the many struggles, challenges and triumphs he experienced from birth through high school.
About the author
John is a retired teacher and track coach. He was a 1989 delegate to the National Congress of American Indians and served on the Tennessee Commission of Indian Affairs from 1987 to 1998. John was selected to author a unit on the life of Sequoyah for Tennessee schools in 1989 and served as an adviser by the National Museum of the American Indian in 1992 to help plan various aspects of the museum. From 1994 to 2008 he served on the Board of Advisers of the Frank F. McClung Museum at the University of Tennessee. John has served on the Board of Directors of the Sequoyah Birthplace Museum in Vonore, Tennessee since 1994. He currently serves on the Council of Elders of the American Indian Scouting Association.
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