Cherokee Days of Remembrance

This weekend Red Clay National Park in Cleveland, Tenn., hosted Cherokee Days of Remembrance. The park sits on land originally belonging to the Cherokee people. Each year a small festival is held to feature Cherokee arts and traditions including dancing, crafts and music. There are quite a few photos, but it was so colorful it was hard to only choose a few!

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A lady uses a tool to ‘shave’ the hair off of a deer skin.

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Lots of dancing:

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090801_LOnstott_CherokeeDays.16(father and son)

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090801_LOnstott_CherokeeDays.33Friendship dance that everyone was invited to participate in.

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Blowing darts:

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Enjoying the roasted corn:

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