On Saturday, May 25, the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians Snowbird Community near Robbinsville, North Carolina will hold their 27th Annual Fading Voices celebration. The Celebration of Traditional Ways of the Snowbird Cherokees features a Mound Building ceremony at 11 a.m., demonstrations of arts and crafts and the Cherokee Indian Stick Ball game. The learning experience is free and open to the public from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
For more information and directions you can call 828-479-8678, 828-479-1201 or 828-735-2533.
Daniel Dabrowski, Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian
Abraham Anghik Ruben Inuvialuit, b. 1951) Salt Spring Island, British Columbia, 2010 Whale skull, Brazilian soapstone, and cedar; 176.0 x 207.0 x 62.0 cm; Collection of Kipling Gallery, Ontario, Canada