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A Parade of Color: Cherokee’s 40th Annual Powwow, 4th of July WeekendDate: 7.1.2015
A visit to Cherokee's 40th Annual Powwow is like coming home. Thousands attend the annual powwow to enjoy the excitement and tradition featuring spectacular dance performances, traditional arts and crafts, live music, special events, tribal foods, amazing fireworks, and more. World championship dancers compete in full regalia for a chance to win over $60,000 in prize money. See for yourself why this event is described as a "parade of color."Read More
It Takes a Village: Freddy Wilnoty II Celebrates Cherokee CultureDate: 9.3.2015
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.Read More
41st Annual Eastern Band of Cherokee Nation PowwowDate: 6.23.2016
The Cherokee powwow, July 1st - July 3rd, is the biggest powwow on the east coast, awarding winning competitors over $60,000 in prize money. If you've never been to a powwow before, it's a unique chance to experience authentic Indian culture in a fun family-friendly event. "It's the good spirit you have in the powwow that brings everyone together," says organizer Daniel Tramper. "It's a good celebration of life." An amazing fireworks show, called the best in Western North Carolina, happens on the second day of this three day event, on Saturday, July 2nd, at sunset.Read More
10 Must-See Cherokee Powwow PhotosDate: 7.11.2016
Enjoy these 10 must-see Cherokee powwow photos taken at the recent 4th of July annual Cherokee Powwow event. The annual Cherokee powwow is the biggest powwow on the east coast, awarding winning competitors over $60,000 in prize money. The Cherokee powwow, says organizer Daniel Tramper, is "a celebration of life."Read More
A Celebration of Culture & Community at the 104th Annual Cherokee Indian Fair, Oct 4–8Date: 9.23.2016
Tradition, games, food, and the laughter of joyful children mark the 104th annual Cherokee Indian Fair that takes place Tuesday, October 4, through Saturday, October 8. Check out the traditional stickball games, crafts, food vendors, rides, games, and prizes. There’s also live entertainment.
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