Park to host Cherokee storytelling series in Cades CovePosted by | 06.24.2018
Master Cherokee storyteller Kathi Littlejohn will present two storytelling sessions in Cades Cove in July and August.
Littlejohn, a member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, has been telling stories since 1986. She is known for delivering her stories in a dramatic, entertaining, expressive and down-to-earth style.
Her next session will be held Saturday, July 14, at 8 p.m. at the Cades Cove Campground Amphitheater, followed on Thursday, August 2, from 1- 3 p.m. at the Cades Cove Visitor Center area near Cable Mill.
Littlejohn is a board member of the N.C. Folklore Association and has been a featured artist at various events, including the Great American Solar Eclipse at Clingmans Dome, the National American Indian Museum in Washington, D.C., Colonial Williamsburg in Virginia, and the Museum of Cherokee Indian in North Carolina. She is featured in Living Stories of the Cherokee, an award-winning collection of stories published by the University of North Carolina Press, and is regularly consulted by universities, organizations and schools for her cultural knowledge.
For more information about the program, please contact Park Ranger Beth Bramhall by phone at 865.448.4123 or by EMAIL.