Published On: Wed, May 1st, 2013

Wolfe receives conservation award

Jerry Wolfe, Beloved Man of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, is shown with John McCoy, Tribal liaison with Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) of North Carolina.  Wolfe is receiving an award and letter for his participation with the Southeast Regional American Indian Workgroup.  Wolfe is the elder representative of North Carolina and has served on the Elders Board for several years.  He also serves on the National Elder Board for the American Indian/Alaska Native Employees Association.  “Mr. Wolfe’s knowledge of traditional use, resources conservation and protection is an invaluable trait,” NRCS officials stated.  “North Carolina NRCS and the Southeast American Indian Workgroup would like to say thank you Mr. Wolfe for your time and knowledge.” (Photo courtesy of Johnny McCoy)

Jerry Wolfe, Beloved Man of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, is shown with John McCoy, Tribal liaison with Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) of North Carolina. Wolfe is receiving an award and letter for his participation with the Southeast Regional American Indian Workgroup. Wolfe is the elder representative of North Carolina and has served on the Elders Board for several years. He also serves on the National Elder Board for the American Indian/Alaska Native Employees Association. “Mr. Wolfe’s knowledge of traditional use, resources conservation and protection is an invaluable trait,” NRCS officials stated. “North Carolina NRCS and the Southeast American Indian Workgroup would like to say thank you Mr. Wolfe for your time and knowledge.” (Photo courtesy of Johnny McCoy)

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