Federal recognition is something many indigenous nations have sought and attained over time in their dealings with colonial governments, and it is a prize that some groups still aspire to but have not been able to win.
“Broadway’s Next Hit Musical” will bring an evening of musical comedy improvisation to Western Carolina University’s John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24.
Well-known storyteller and artist Davy Arch will tell Cherokee stories and will demonstrate flint knapping, carving, and mask making at the Cherokee Heritage Festival in Hayesville on Saturday, Sept. 20 from 10am – 3pm.
North Carolina native Scotty McCreery returns to Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort.
Birdtown Crossing’s new release, entitled “Singing in the Sky”, hits the mark as a solid recording that will leave any listener only wanting more. The group, which is based in Cherokee, NC and has been traveling the pow wow circuit since 1998, sings songs in the Northern Plains style (well, mostly).
In the course of only five years, Chris Daughtry has had more than his share of career highlights.
Thousands gather on the Western Carolina University campus in Cullowhee each year on the last Saturday in September to be a part of the region’s rich history of mountain culture at Mountain Heritage Day. This year, those attending on Saturday, Sept. 27, can be part of history by just being there, as the festival marks both its own 40th anniversary and the 125th year of the university that hosts it.
Trace Adkins returns to Cherokee for a special holiday show featuring songs from The King’s Gift, and other Christmas favorites. Trace Adkins’ trademark baritone has powered countless hits to the top of the charts and turned albums into Platinum plaques, selling over 10 million albums, cumulatively. The Grammy-nominated member of the Grand Ole Opry is […]
A reception was held for budding young artists from Cherokee Central Schools at Qualla Arts and Crafts on Tuesday, Aug. 5. These artists were selected by Master Artists in Basketry, Louise and Ed Goings; the Master Artists in Pottery were Dean Reed and Dorine George. The students were selected by the Master Artists based on […]
Will Harris, an EBCI tribal member from Cherokee, was recently cast in an upcoming episode of the TV series “Sleepy Hollow” to play Frank, a Shaman Biker in the Shawnee Biker Club.