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255 Years in the Making: Cherokee Warriors Perform in the London New Year’s Day Parade

The Warriors of AniKituhwa, joined by Principal Chief of the Eastern band, Richard G. Sneed, and several other members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians will perform in London’s New Year’s Day Parade on January 1, 2019, after receiving a special invitation from British government officials. It’s a trip that makes history—marking the first time in over 255 years that an official Cherokee delegation has visited England.  

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9 Things to Do in Cherokee This Fall & Winter

Wondering what to do in Cherokee, NC, this fall and winter? Now is the perfect time for a peaceful and picturesque getaway to our beautiful mountain town. Pack your bags and leave the planning to us. With these nine fun, family-friendly things to do this season, you'll want to stay a few nights or more to make the most of your trip. We can even help you find the perfect accommodations.

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19 Inspiring Quotes from Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians on Cherokee Heritage and Culture

November is Native American Heritage Month—a time to celebrate rich and diverse native cultures, traditions, and histories, and to acknowledge the important contributions of native people. As we near the season to gather with friends and loved ones, we want to spotlight some of the Cherokee voices we’ve featured on the blog over the years, reflecting on what it is that makes Cherokee culture so special and unique. 

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The Kananesgi Basket and Carving Festival Celebrates Cherokee Artists

The Kananesgi Basket and Carving Festival will celebrate the basket makers, carvers, instrument makers, and weaponry artists of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI), on Saturday, November 3rd, from 10 am to 4 pm at the Cherokee Indian Fairgrounds. Visitors can meet close to 30 different artists, learn the history of Cherokee baskets, and discover the intricacies of a variety of Cherokee art forms. A marketplace will feature art from participating artists and one-of-a-kind pieces will be available to purchase and take home.

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Heartbeat of Our Tribe: A Look at the 106th Annual Cherokee Indian Fair

Hundreds of guests recently enjoyed the 106th Annual Cherokee Indian Fair in Cherokee, NC—a four-day event celebrating the unique culture and spirit of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. It’s a beloved event filled with arts and crafts, the Miss Cherokee pageants, stickball games, music, rides, and so much more. The theme for the 2018 fair was GA-DU-GI, which means “Heartbeat of our Tribe.” These pictures capture the pulse of the fair celebrations, and offer a glimpse into the rich traditions on display as part of the festivities. We hope you enjoy!

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