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Tommy Wildcat is a Native American musician and academic.
Cherokee Nation National treasure Tommy Wildcat is an enrolled, full-blood citizen of the Cherokee Nation. His parents are Annie and the late Tom Webber Wildcat, he also has a twin sister named Tammy. Tommy Wildcat graduated from Sequoyah High School 1985, and a Graduate of Northeastern State University 2014, Bachelor- Major Cherokee Cultural Studies, Minor- American Indian Studies in Tahlequah. He is a hereditary member of the Wolf Clan.
Tommy Wildcat's family appears in National Geographic magazine's September 2005 issue where Tommy holds his nephew, Skylar Wildcat. His father, Tom Wildcat was designated a Cherokee National Treasure in 1995 for his skill in making turtle shell shakers and featured on the American Express commercial Charge Against Hunger 1995 aired during the Beatles anthology.
A self-taught composer of flute songs, Tommy has learned traditional vocal songs of his tribe from his father, Tom W. Wildcat.
- "May I Suggest 'Pow Wow Flutes' by Tommy Wildcat," Indian County Today
- Nammy.htm "Wildcat, Cherokee Flutist, Earns Top Honor at Native American Music Awards, "Flutist of the year". The People's Path. 2002 (retrieved 28 May 2009)
- Conley, Robert. A Cherokee Encyclopedia. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2007: 264. (retrieved through Google Books, 28 May 2009) ISBN 978-0-8263-3951-5.
- National Treasures. Cherokee Arts and Humanities Council. (retrieved 6 July 2009)
- The Cherokee Nation and Tahlequah. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2000: 124. ISBN 0-7385-0782-2.
- Duvall, Deborah L. The Cherokee Nation and Tahlequah. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2000: 124. ISBN 0-7385-0782-2.
- McClure, Tony Mack. Cherokee Traditional Music Performed by Tommy Wildcat. (retrieved 28 May 2009)