TAHLEQUAH – This year’s Cherokee National Holiday will debut what organizers call the biggest changes in its 70-year history with a full roster of both in-person and online events.
“I’m most excited about the new Cherokee Talks series that will be streamed live from One Fire Field with an in-person audience both Saturday and Sunday,” holiday coordinator Austin Patton said. “This will feature over eight leaders and experts offering presentations and some demonstrations on culturally and traditionally impactful issues to the Cherokee people. There are so many new events this year, and I’m excited for them all.”
Other new events include the Anvdvnelisgi ᎠᏅᏛᏁᎵᏍᎩ album release party at One Fire Field and a Cherokee singing event called “Cherokees Singing Together: A Community Gospel Gathering.”
“And, we must not forget the new ‘cornament,’ the cornhole tournament and Cherokee National Holiday fishing…