National Museum of the American Indian to host Cherokee days

Press Release

From The Eastern Band of the Cherokee Nation:

CHEROKEE, N.C. – The National Museum of the American Indian along with two Cherokee nations will host Cherokee Days Thursday, April 3, through Saturday, April 5 in Washington, D.C. Principal Chief Michell Hicks will represent the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians and Principal Chief Bill John Baker, the Cherokee Nation.

Cherokee Days is a free festival of storytelling, films, dance, family activities and cultural activities at the museum. A full schedule of festival events can be found at

An interview with Chief Hicks is featured on the museum’s “Meet Native America” blog:

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