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Title Folk Festival Planned At Indian Reservation (Page 1 of 2)
Date July 12, 1937
Description Article that reports on the transformation of the annual Cherokee Indian Fair into a folk festival. The article says that elements of the fair "foreign to Cherokee life" will be eliminated and replaced by more traditional events and displays. Also reports on the allocation of federal funding for several reservation projects--including construction of new buildings and the installation of modern kilns for pottery production. Continued on page 2 of 2
Location Location Name: Cherokee Indian Reservation
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 35.4742656
Longitude: -83.3148742
Creator Organization Asheville Citizen Times
Tags Cherokee Indian Fall Festival Assoc.
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians of North Carolina
Foght, Harold W.
Credit North Carolina Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill