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Posts from June 2017

Mother Earth’s Heartbeat: the Annual 4th of July Eastern Band of Cherokee Nation Powwow

The sound of Mother Earth’s heartbeat, the drum is a powerful instrument in Native American rituals and ceremonies. Rhythmic beats provide the soundtrack for the 42nd annual 4th of July Powwow in Cherokee, which runs Friday through Sunday, June 30 through July 2, in Cherokee, NC.

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The Cherokee Bonfire Series Returns with an Extended Season

Gather around the Cherokee Bonfire and listen to unique stories told by Cherokee tellers at the Oconaluftee Island Park on Friday and Saturday from 7 to 9 pm during the spring and fall. This free, family-friendly outdoor event series takes place at the Oconaluftee Island Park in a beautiful, natural setting under the stars. It's a beloved Cherokee tradition, and not to be missed! 

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Cherokee Bluegrass Festival: You Won’t Believe This Lineup!

More than a dozen acclaimed musicians from all over the world will converge in Cherokee, North Carolina, June 8–10 for the 2017 Cherokee Bluegrass Festival. It won’t just be adults having all the fun. Children are also encouraged to attend.

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