Explore History: The Cherokee of North Alabama

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Explore History: The Cherokee of North Alabama

July 10, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Explore History: The Cherokee of North Alabama

Saturday, July 10th

10:00am – 4:00pm

Explore the history and culture of the Cherokee people of North Alabama. Watch Cherokee artisans as they demonstrate their crafts and even try your hand at some of them. Hear the stories of Cherokee families that lived in our area. Experience the interactive timeline of the Trail of Tears (10:30, 12:30, 2:30), see Cherokee masks and other artifacts and learn about their uses. Learn about Sequoyah and celebrate the 200th anniversary of the syllabary (written Cherokee language) that he invented. Children will enjoy making their own souvenir mask and a traditional Cherokee game at our kids’ crafts tables.

Trail of Tears Interactive Timeline: 10:30, 12:30, 2:30

DVD about Trail of Tears

Cherokee Mask Display

Cherokee Mask Craft

Bean Game Craft w/ Syllabary


Dream Catchers (also hand drum and singing) 

Panning for gems

Syllabary Display/Bicentennial

Artifacts Display

Loom Beading

Cherokee Families of North AL


July 10, 2021
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Burritt on the Mountain
3101 Burritt Dr.
Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
(256) 536-2882


Burritt on the Mountain