Asheville Tourists welcome Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians
CHEROKEE, N.C. – Leaders of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) and other tribal representatives will be on hand for Cherokee Day as the Asheville Tourists square off versus the Charleston RiverDogs Sunday, June 14, 2015, at 2:05 p.m.
Gates open at 1:00 p.m. Advance tickets are available for $7.00 at the Cherokee Chamber of Commerce at 516 Tsali Blvd., Cherokee, or at McCormick Field on game day for $9.00.
EBCI Principal Chief Michele Hicks will throw out the first pitch and tribal members will be on hand to answer questions.
For more information contact Bob Jones: 828-944-0054
The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians is a sovereign nation with more than 15,000 enrolled members and is the only federally recognized Native American tribe in North Carolina. The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians makes its home on the 56,600-acre Qualla Boundary in five Western North Carolina counties about an hour west of Asheville and at the entrance to Great Smoky Mountains National Park