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Cherokee Voices Festival, Saturday June 13th

Don't miss the 18th annual Cherokee Voices Festival on the grounds of the Museum of the Cherokee Indian on Saturday, June 13th, from 10 to 5 pm. Visitors can see more than 25 demonstrations of traditional Cherokee arts and crafts throughout the day, in addition to continuous performances of dance, storytelling, and music. Admission is free and made possible by sponsorship from the NC Arts Council and the Museum of the Cherokee Indian.

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The Museum of the Cherokee Indian: Ancient History in State-of-the-Art Exhibits

Find out why the the Museum of the Cherokee Indian was named a “Best Native American Experience" by USA Today. The museum team worked with Disney to tell the story of the Cherokee from 11,000 years ago to the present, through award-winning exhibits that are as informative as they are moving. 

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Celebrate Cherokee Pottery at the Didanisisgi Pottery Festival

Learn Eastern Band of Cherokee pottery styles, the history of the craft and more at the first Didanisisgi Pottery Festival April 16th. Several renowned potters will be sharing their techniques in on-site demonstrations and will have their work available for sale along with traditional Cherokee cuisine served by The North American Indian Women’s Association (NAIWA).

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Mike Crowe: Preserving Cherokee Culture with the Cherokee Friends

Learn about the Cherokee Friends, a program comprised of tribal members operating out of the Museum of the Cherokee Indians, who are experts in their culture and history. Cherokee Friends specialize in storytelling, oral history, historical Native American dress, and traditional Cherokee song and dance, and provide free demonstrations and open Q&As in and around Cherokee, NC. 

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Native American Heritage Day at Cherokee Museum Offers Free Activities for Everyone

While the official Native American Heritage Day falls on the Friday after Thanksgiving, we are celebrating early in Cherokee, NC. On Saturday, November 12, the Museum of the Cherokee Indian will host a day of fun activities from Cherokee traditions. 

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