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Native American Heritage Month at Trail of Tears Park and Heritage Center

Make your way over to the Trail of Tears Park and Heritage Center each Saturday in November to help celebrate National Native American Heritage Month! The Heritage Center will celebrate this historic month each Saturday at 12:00 noon with “Story Time Saturday”, a collection of children’s fables and stories as told by Kristina Scott, the center’s tour guide.

Kristina will be dressed in a Native American Tear Dress, much like a woman would wear back in the 1800’s. Guests are encouraged to bring a sack lunch to enjoy while hearing stories. And new this year–children’s crafts!

Be sure to also ask about supporting Volunteers for Cherokee Children, an organization that collects donations for Cherokee children of all ages who are in need.

Native American Heritage Month at Trail of Tears Park and Heritage Center

Make your way over to the Trail of Tears Park and Heritage Center each Saturday in November to help celebrate National Native American Heritage Month! The Heritage Center will celebrate this historic month each Saturday at 12:00 noon with “Story Time Saturday”, a collection of children’s fables and stories as told by Kristina Scott, the center’s tour guide.

Kristina will be dressed in a Native American Tear Dress, much like a woman would wear back in the 1800’s. Guests are encouraged to bring a sack lunch to enjoy while hearing stories. And new this year–children’s crafts!

Be sure to also ask about supporting Volunteers for Cherokee Children, an organization that collects donations for Cherokee children of all ages who are in need.

Native American Heritage Month at Trail of Tears Park and Heritage Center

Make your way over to the Trail of Tears Park and Heritage Center each Saturday in November to help celebrate National Native American Heritage Month! The Heritage Center will celebrate this historic month each Saturday at 12:00 noon with “Story Time Saturday”, a collection of children’s fables and stories as told by Kristina Scott, the center’s tour guide.

Kristina will be dressed in a Native American Tear Dress, much like a woman would wear back in the 1800’s. Guests are encouraged to bring a sack lunch to enjoy while hearing stories. And new this year–children’s crafts!

Be sure to also ask about supporting Volunteers for Cherokee Children, an organization that collects donations for Cherokee children of all ages who are in need.

Native American Heritage Month at Trail of Tears Park and Heritage Center

Make your way over to the Trail of Tears Park and Heritage Center each Saturday in November to help celebrate National Native American Heritage Month! The Heritage Center will celebrate this historic month each Saturday at 12:00 noon with “Story Time Saturday”, a collection of children’s fables and stories as told by Kristina Scott, the center’s tour guide.

Kristina will be dressed in a Native American Tear Dress, much like a woman would wear back in the 1800’s. Guests are encouraged to bring a sack lunch to enjoy while hearing stories. And new this year–children’s crafts!

Be sure to also ask about supporting Volunteers for Cherokee Children, an organization that collects donations for Cherokee children of all ages who are in need.

Story Time with the Trail of Tears Commission

Kristina, the historian for the Trail of Tears Commission, will be the Library’s special guest for Story Time to celebrate Native American Heritage Month. She’ll be telling Cherokee stories and wearing traditional dress. After the stories, the kids will be making their own dance fans.

Native American Heritage Month at Trail of Tears Park and Heritage Center

Make your way over to the Trail of Tears Park and Heritage Center each Saturday in November to help celebrate National Native American Heritage Month! The Heritage Center will celebrate this historic month each Saturday at 12:00 noon with “Story Time Saturday”, a collection of children’s fables and stories as told by Kristina Scott, the center’s tour guide.

Kristina will be dressed in a Native American Tear Dress, much like a woman would wear back in the 1800’s. Guests are encouraged to bring a sack lunch to enjoy while hearing stories. And new this year–children’s crafts!

Be sure to also ask about supporting Volunteers for Cherokee Children, an organization that collects donations for Cherokee children of all ages who are in need.

Annual Trail of Tears Pow Wow

Each year, the weekend after Labor Day, come enjoy the Native American Dance Competitions, singing, storytelling, Indian flute demonstrations, Native American jewelry, clothing, books, arts, and more! A drum competition will be held, with 1st place winning $2,000, 2nd place winning $1,000, and 3rd place winning $500.

Event Schedule:

Saturday, September 7th, 2019
9:00 am –> Dance Registration
1:00 pm –> Grand Entry
4:30 pm –> Dinner Break
6:00 pm –> Grand Entry

Sunday, September 8th, 2019
1:00 pm –> Grand Entry
6:00 pm –> Awards & Retire Colors

Enjoy refreshments including Indian Fry Bread and other delicious treats. Event admission is $10 for adults, $5 for children (ages 7-12), free (children ages 6 and under), and parking is free.

For more information on this year’s Pow Wow, follow Trail of Tears Pow Wow on Facebook!
And for more information on the Trail of Tears Commemorative Park and Heritage Center, visit http://trailoftears.org/ .

Annual Trail of Tears Pow Wow

Each year, the weekend after Labor Day, come enjoy the Native American Dance Competitions, singing, storytelling, Indian flute demonstrations, Native American jewelry, clothing, books, arts, and more! A drum competition will be held, with 1st place winning $2,000, 2nd place winning $1,000, and 3rd place winning $500.

Event Schedule:

Saturday, September 7th, 2019
9:00 am –> Dance Registration
1:00 pm –> Grand Entry
4:30 pm –> Dinner Break
6:00 pm –> Grand Entry

Sunday, September 8th, 2019
1:00 pm –> Grand Entry
6:00 pm –> Awards & Retire Colors

Enjoy refreshments including Indian Fry Bread and other delicious treats. Event admission is $10 for adults, $5 for children (ages 7-12), free (children ages 6 and under), and parking is free.

For more information on this year’s Pow Wow, follow Trail of Tears Pow Wow on Facebook!
And for more information on the Trail of Tears Commemorative Park and Heritage Center, visit http://trailoftears.org/ .

Native American Heritage Month at Trail of Tears Park and Heritage Center

Make your way over to the Trail of Tears Park and Heritage Center each Saturday in November to help celebrate National Native American Heritage Month! The Heritage Center will celebrate this historic month each Saturday at 12:00 noon with “Granny Tell Me a Story”, a collection of children’s fables and stories as told by Kristina Scott, the center’s tour guide. Ethel Adkins, former tour guide and Kristina’s mother, told her children and grandchildren these stories as they were growing up.

Kristina will be dressed in a Native American Tear Dress, much like a grandmother would wear back in the 1800’s. Guests are encouraged to bring a sack lunch to enjoy while hearing stories. And be sure to ask about supporting Volunteers for Cherokee Children, an organization that collects donations for Cherokee children of all ages who are in need.

Native American Heritage Month at Trail of Tears Park and Heritage Center

Make your way over to the Trail of Tears Park and Heritage Center each Saturday in November to help celebrate National Native American Heritage Month! The Heritage Center will celebrate this historic month each Saturday at 12:00 noon with “Granny Tell Me a Story”, a collection of children’s fables and stories as told by Kristina Scott, the center’s tour guide. Ethel Adkins, former tour guide and Kristina’s mother, told her children and grandchildren these stories as they were growing up.

Kristina will be dressed in a Native American Tear Dress, much like a grandmother would wear back in the 1800’s. Guests are encouraged to bring a sack lunch to enjoy while hearing stories. And be sure to ask about supporting Volunteers for Cherokee Children, an organization that collects donations for Cherokee children of all ages who are in need.