Cherokee Chief Chad Smith will be at the museum's unveiling of the exhibit Saturday.
By Rhett Morgan
Officials at the Will Rogers Memorial Museum are trying to remedy that.
"Really, there had been a gap for many years at the museum of giving attention to his Cherokee heritage," said Steve Gragert, executive director of the museum.
"Certainly, it was implied and demonstrated in some ways, but not given good emphasis. This is an opportunity for us to give some focus to it."
Below: "The famed Oklahoma author, actor, roper and humorist 'would proudly proclaim his heritage as a Cherokee, which for the time was unusual,' said Steve Gragert, executive director of the Will Rogers Memorial Museum."
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