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Cecil Dick’s work chosen for first museum exhibit

August 15, 2019

TAHLEQUAH DAILY PRESS – With the opening of the Cherokee National History Museum last week, the tribe's Cultural Tourism Department had to decide who and what would be included among the initial temporary exhibit on the first floor of the old Cherokee Nation Capitol Building. They landed on Cecil Dick, also known as Degadoga, to be featured in the rotating gallery space. The Cherokee National Treasure and artist created paintings that are considered rare to many, and he ultimately garnered the title "father of traditional Cherokee art." [Read More]