Museum of the Cherokee Indian
Official site of the museum of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians in North Carolina.
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The mission of the Museum of the Cherokee Indian in Cherokee, North Carolina is, "To perpetuate the history, culture, and stories of the Cherokee people." To accomplish this mission, the museum maintains a permanent exhibit, extensive artifact collection, archives, education programs, artist series, and a gift shop. The museum also publishes the Journal of Cherokee Studies.
- Only Basic information can be obtained on-line regarding the four major collections:
- Trail of Tears;
- Paleo Period;
- Archaic Period;
- Mississippian Period.
To arrange a visit to the museum, contact Chris Watty at (828)497-3481.Group rates are available.
See the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction documentary Cherokee: The Principle PeopleView Larger Map