Barbara McAlister – the Cherokee

Published on January 28, 2013 by Amy

Love this article and want to save it to read again later? Add it to your favourites! To find all your favourite posts, check out My Favourites on the menu bar.

Barbara McAlister
Barbara McAlister

Barbara McAlister (born 1941) is an internationally acclaimed mezzo soprano Native American opera singer from Muskogee, Oklahoma.

dna testing, dna ancestry testing, ancestry, genealogy, indian genealogy records, paternity testing, turquoise jewelry, native american jewelry

Background

Barbara McAlister was born Muskogee, Oklahoma in 1941. She is an enrolled member of the Cherokee Nation, a descendant of Old Tassel, and half German/cherokee through her mother. She aspired to be a country-western singer in her youth, but learned to love opera from her parents.

For her dedication to promoting the Cherokee language, she was awarded the Cherokee Medal of Honor from the Cherokee Honor Society.

Musical career

She won the Loren Zachary Competition in Los Angeles, California, which launched her career. She has since performed in the opera houses of Passau, Koblenz, Bremerhaven, and most notably Flensburg, where she was engaged for a decade. She has given solo performances at Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall, and the Weil Recital Hall, and has performed with companies throughout Europe and the United States.

Visual arts

Barbara also paints in the Bacone style of flat-style Native painting from Prairie, Plains, and Eastern tribes. She has exhibited her paintings at the Five Civilized Tribes Museum and Jacobson House Native Arts Center in Oklahoma, the Wharton Art Gallery in Philadelphia, and Bullock’s in Los Angeles.

Source: wikipedia

NativeAmericanEncyclopedia.com Unabridged
Based on the collective work of NativeAmericanEncyclopedia.com, © 2014 Native American Encyclopedia.
Cite This Source | Link To Barbara McAlister – the Cherokee
Add these citations to your bibliography. Select the text below and then copy and paste it into your document.

American Psychological Association (APA):

Barbara McAlister – the Cherokee NativeAmericanEncyclopedia.com Unabridged. Retrieved August 31, 2014, from NativeAmericanEncyclopedia.com website: http://nativeamericanencyclopedia.com/barbara-mcalister-the-cherokee/

Chicago Manual Style (CMS):

Barbara McAlister – the Cherokee NativeAmericanEncyclopedia.com. NativeAmericanEncyclopedia.com Unabridged. Native American Encyclopedia http://nativeamericanencyclopedia.com/barbara-mcalister-the-cherokee/ (accessed: August 31, 2014).

Modern Language Association (MLA):

"Barbara McAlister – the Cherokee" NativeAmericanEncyclopedia.com Unabridged. Native American Encyclopedia 31 Aug. 2014. <NativeAmericanEncyclopedia.com http://nativeamericanencyclopedia.com/barbara-mcalister-the-cherokee/>.

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE):

NativeAmericanEncyclopedia.com, "Barbara McAlister – the Cherokee" in NativeAmericanEncyclopedia.com Unabridged. Source location: Native American Encyclopedia http://nativeamericanencyclopedia.com/barbara-mcalister-the-cherokee/. Available: http://nativeamericanencyclopedia.com. Accessed: August 31, 2014.

BibTeX Bibliography Style (BibTeX)

@ article {NativeAmericanEncyclopedia.com2014,
    title = {NativeAmericanEncyclopedia.com Unabridged},
    month = Aug,
    day = 31,
    year = 2014,
    url = {http://nativeamericanencyclopedia.com/barbara-mcalister-the-cherokee/},
}
You might also like:

Tags:  , , , , ,

Facebook Comments

You must be logged in to post a comment.