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Wednesday, 30 May 2012 13:16

Meet the Cherokee Indians and learn their history at Cherokee Voices Festival

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The Cherokee Voices Festival will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on June 9 at the Museum of the Cherokee Indian.

All are welcome to come attend,and meet with Cherokee people and learn about their history and culture. This year’s festival kicks off the 250th anniversary of the journeys of Timberlake and Ostenaco. Visitors can meet Ostenaco and Timberlake and watch the Warriors of AniKituwha present the dance that greeted Timberlake when he arrived in the area.

The festival is a free event sponsored by the North Carolina Arts Council and the Museum of the Cherokee Indian. There will be more than 25 demonstrations of traditional Cherokee arts and crafts. Food and drinks will be available all day by Harvey and David’s Catering.

www.cherokeemuseum.org or 828.497.3481.

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