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October 1, 2022

For the History Buff

In celebration of ᏔᎷᏣ The Basket

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Blue Ridge Parkway, Photo by Leslie Cross on Unsplash

Oconaluftee Indian Village

18th Century, Cherokee living history experience.

Learn more about Oconaluftee Indian Village.

Judaculla Rock

Hike to ancient petroglyphs considered by the Cherokee people to be Judaculla’s footprint.

Learn more about Judaculla Rock.

Nikwasi Initiative

The Nikwasi Initiative was founded to promote, interpret and link cultural and historic sites (such as the Noquisiyi and Cowee mounds) along a Cherokee Cultural Corridor.

Learn more about Nikwasi Initiative.

Museum of the Cherokee Indian

Established in 1948, the Museum of the Cherokee Indian is one of the longest operating tribal museums in the country. Recognized for its innovative storytelling, the Museum features exhibits, artwork, and hands-on technology that brings Cherokee history and culture to life.

Learn more or visit them on Instagram at @museumofthecherokeeindian