Video: Cherokee Elder Wanda Girty Shares Christmas Stories

Sit down for a minute and listen to some Christmas stories from Cherokee Elder Wanda Girty's childhood.
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Ever wonder what Christmas was like back then? Sit down for a minute and listen to some stories from Cherokee Elder Wanda Girty.

She tells us about a family who shared what they had, and her sister’s crafty way to decorate a Christmas tree.

“She would decorate it with any colorful paper that she could find,” Girty says. “She would cut strips of silver gum wrappers and that was what we used.”