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Cherokee Wins Certificates of Excellence

The 2015 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence has been awarded to Unto These Hills, one of the longest running outdoor dramas in the U.S., which has entertained more than six million people since 1950, and to the Oconaluftee Indian Village, marking the third time they've received this distinction.  

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Stepping into History at the Oconaluftee Indian Village

The Oconaluftee Indian Village is a living history museum replicating a small Cherokee town in the 1790s. Watch live demonstrations from finger weaving, beadwork, basket weaving, making weaponry--including the ever-popular blowgun demonstration--and more, plus catch one of two live dances performed daily. Find out for yourself why the Village was awarded another Certificate of Excellence based on outstanding customer reviews. You have until November 7th to catch the action. 

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It Takes a Village: Freddy Wilnoty II Celebrates Cherokee Culture

Freddy Winoty II is a Cherokee native and the lead singer for the dance performances that happen twice daily at the Oconaluftee Indian Village. With a long, rich legacy of art in his family, Freddy has made a name for himself in his own art and performance work. Meet Freddy for yourself and see why he says that his work isn't just about entertaining--it's about living out his Cherokee culture every single day. 

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May Season Openings and Events in Cherokee, NC

May is a great month to plan a trip to Cherokee, North Carolina. The fish are biting, wildflowers are blooming, and some of the most popular attractions in Cherokee are opening for the season. Here is a list of season openings, festivals, and events happening in Cherokee this May.

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Journey Back in Time at the Oconaluftee Indian Village

The Oconaluftee Indian Village in Cherokee, NC, is so much more than a place. It’s a total experience; a living history museum that allows you to journey back in time and see what life was actually like in a Cherokee village in the 18th century. As soon as you step onto the grounds of the Village, you’re transported to a different place and time. Don't miss your chance to go before the Village closes for the season on November 12th. 

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