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Posts from June 2020

Museum to Feature Artists from Cancelled Cherokee Voices Festival, June 29-mid August

The Cherokee Voices Festival is cancelled this year, but visitors will have the chance to meet the artists and performers one-on-one at the Museum of the Cherokee Museum from June 29 to mid-August, including Cherokee artists practicing gourd art, copperwork, woodcarving, basketry, pottery, beadwork, and more! See the lineup. 

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The Oconaluftee Indian Village is Open!

We’re excited to announce that the Oconaluftee Indian Village, in Cherokee, North Carolina, is open for the 2020 season! We’re taking steps and protocols to ensure your safety. By visiting the Village, you have a chance to experience Cherokee’s rich and resilient culture. Modeled after a Cherokee Indian village from the 16th to 18th centuries, the Village is an immersive living history experience that transports you back in time. 

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Your Guide to What’s Open in Cherokee This Summer

Looking for cultural attractions and outdoor fun in Cherokee, NC? Check out our list of what's open in Cherokee for summer 2020.

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#CherokeeMemories Contest Winner

As part of our #CherokeeMemories photo contest on social media, we asked you to share some of your favorite memories of visiting Cherokee, NC, and, wow, did you deliver! We received so many wonderful entries that it was hard to pick one winner. Click to read about our winner and see the honorable mentions!

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EBCI 4th of July Powwow Postponed For Now

While the Eastern Band of Cherokee Nation Powwow organizers have made the difficult decision to postpone the annual powwow that usually takes place over the 4th of July weekend, we still want to celebrate the spirit of this amazing event. Cherokee's annual 4th of July Powwow—which is one of the biggest powwows on the East Coast—typically takes place over three days and attracts people from around the world for dancing and drumming competitions, tribal regalia, crafts, food, and fireworks. 

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