Cherokee Indian Heritage

Haywood County Public Library, Waynesville branch auditorium
678 S Haywood Street
Linda Arnold
Apr 06, 2013
3:00 PM

Friends of the Library will present  an interesting program by Dr.  Barbara Reimensnyder Duncan on Saturday, April 6 at 3:00 PM. Dr. Duncan works as the Education Director at the Museum of the Cherokee Indian at Cherokee, NC.  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 wonderful collection of Cherokee stories.  It 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 the past thousand years.   During her presentation, Dr. Duncan will highlight some of the significant events that have occurred during those thousand years.  Bring the entire family to learn about the "The Trail of Tears" and discover how the customs of the Cherokee have prevailed through hardships and celebrations  For more information contact Linda Arnold at 456-5311 or