Cherokee heritage presentation is April 6
The Friends of the Library will present a program by Dr. Barbara Reimensnyder Duncan at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 6, at the Haywood County Public Library, 678 S. Haywood St., in Waynesville.
Duncan is the education director at the Museum of the Cherokee Indian at Cherokee. She has a Ph.D in folklore and folklife from University of Pennsylvania and MA and BA in English from Bucknell University.
One of Duncan's books, "Living Stories of the Cherokee" is a collection of Cherokee stories, that received the Thomas Wolfe Literary Award and World Storytelling award. Another book, "The Cherokee Heritage Trails Guidebook" received the Preserve America Presidential Award. It describes more than one hundred sites in North Carolina, Tennessee and Georgia which tell the story of the Cherokee people over ...