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Sat, Nov 11

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601 Fork Shoals Rd, Greenville, SC 29605, USA

The Cherokee and Conestee: A Look Back

In recognition of Native American Heritage Month, we welcome Joy, Grandmother Spirithawk, and Debbie, Bear Hart, to the Preserve to share stories and traditions from their Cherokee culture, as it relates to Conestee Nature Preserve!

The Cherokee and Conestee: A Look Back
The Cherokee and Conestee: A Look Back

Time & Location

Nov 11, 2023, 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM

601 Fork Shoals Rd, Greenville, SC 29605, USA

About the event

In recognition of Native American Heritage Month, we welcome Joy, Grandmother Spirithawk, and Debbie, Bear Hart, to the Preserve to share stories and traditions from their Cherokee culture, as it relates to Conestee Nature Preserve! Join us to learn more about the history of this land and the people who called it home first.

Drumming and singing will start the program, followed by Joy sharing the story of the Cherokee Indians who once lived on this land. She'll share artifacts, hides, bows & arrows, baskets and other interesting artifacts in the presentation.

Debbie, Bear Heart, will give a beading demonstration.

ABOUT JOY Joy, Grandmother Spirithawk, is of Cherokee heritage and has done many Native American classes in the area at Hagood Mill and for homeschool groups. She is a silversmith/metalsmith and artist, offering classes in her Pickens, SC studio, as well as "Metalsmithing in a Rustic Studio" through AirBnB experiences.

WHO

This event is best for adults and kids 8 years and older.

WHERE

We will meet at the 601 Fork Shoals Rd parking lot.

HEALTH AND SAFETY

This event will take place entirely outside in open air, with distancing possible in most situations. Please do not attend if you are feeling ill.

WEATHER

If the weather is not cooperative, you will be notified the night before and we will attempt to re-schedule this program, before outright cancelling.

CANCELLATION POLICY

Cancellations must be made 3 days prior to the event for a full refund. See above for health and weather related circumstances.

LOCATION

601 Fork Shoals Rd, 29605

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