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Jerry Wolfe is the Beloved Man of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, an honor that was last bestowed in the 1800s. If you’ve never had the chance to hear Jerry Wolfe speak or tell stories in Cherokee, NC, you’re in for a treat! Recently, we had the pleasure of broadcasting a Facebook Live storytelling event of Jerry’s at the Museum of the Cherokee Indian. Click to view, and see what Jerry had to say after the event.Read More
On Saturday, June 10, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, the Cherokee Voices Festival will take place at The Museum of the Cherokee Indian in Cherokee, NC. Free and open to the public, the Festival began 20 years ago with a vision to celebrate and uphold traditional Cherokee art forms through the master artists living today. This year's theme is “passing the knowledge to the rising generation,” and the festival will feature many young Cherokee performers, artists, and demonstrators as well.Read More
With so much going on this summer in Cherokee, you won’t want to miss a thing. Here are ten must-see, must-do experiences to top the list for your Cherokee vacation. You’ll want several days to explore so be sure to book a place to stay. Call us at 800.438.1601 and we’ll help get you set up.Read More
Private First Class Charles George, a Cherokee native, saved the lives of five fellow soldiers during the Korean War. His courageous sacrifice will endure throughout the ages. And so will the remarkable story of the Charles George Memorial Project, which began in June 2015 and will conclude with the unveiling of a bronze bust at the Veterans Celebration in Cherokee, NC, on November 11, 2017.Read More
On the second Saturday of every month, the Museum of the Cherokee Indian in Cherokee, NC, hosts Heritage Day. The next Heritage Day is set for Saturday, November 11, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free and open to all ages, all activities will celebrate the Cherokee month of Nvdadegwa, known as the “Hunter’s Moon.” This event is sponsored by the Museum and the North Carolina Arts Council, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary.Read More
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