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Posts from April 2016

Race Roundup: See Cherokee on Foot

Lace up your sneakers! Whether you're running or walking, there's no better way to see Cherokee up close and in person than on foot. You might even pass a (painted) bear, or two! Check out these upcoming walks and races for the 2016 season. There's something for every fitness level. 

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Keeping Tradition Alive: An Interview with Cherokee Potter Tara McCoy

Tara McCoy began learning the art of traditional Cherokee pottery in school on the Qualla Boundary. Over the years she honed her techniques through classes at the Cherokee Pottery Guild and by talking to other potters. We spoke with Tara just before the festival about the development of her craft, her process for pit firing pottery, and the pride she takes in being part of the tradition of Cherokee crafters.

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Can You ID These 9 Wildflowers in Cherokee, NC?

As the days warm into Spring, we are gifted with so many brightly colored budding wildflowers here in Cherokee, North Carolina. Think you know the wildflowers of the region? Test your knowledge and learn more about these Spring beauties that are popping up in and around Cherokee this time of year.

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