Cherokee Nation Celebrates Heritage With 'Resurgence'

Friday, February 25th 2011, 5:59 pm
By: News On 6

TALEQUAH, Oklahoma -- The Cherokee Nation is celebrating the tribe's heritage in an artistic way. Unveiled Friday morning was the statue called Resurgence. It represents the Cherokee people's ability to overcome adversity with pride and integrity. 

Artist Daniel HorseChief created the statue which shows a Cherokee stickball player leaping for the goal.

The statue will be on permanent display at the Cherokee Heritage Center in Tahlequah.