"Horn in the West's" Cherokee Scene

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Here are photographs of this year's popular Cherokee scene.  Besides the spectacular Fire Hoop Dance, the real life character of Nancy Ward is portrayed.  Nanye'hi (Nancy's Cherokee name) was a Cherokee "Beloved Woman", which means she was allowed to sit in councils and to make decisions, along with the chiefs.  She believed in peaceful coexistence with the European-Americans and helped her people as peace negotiator and ambassador.


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