Museum of the Cherokee Indian

Give your students, scouts, homeschoolers, and campers an extensive history lesson on the Cherokee Indians at the Museum of the Cherokee Indian! Groups will find themselves in a world filled with Cherokee artifacts, digital films, holographs, photographs, and more from the 11th millennium BC to the 20th century. Exhibits at the museum touch on a variety of topics in Cherokee Indian history including the Trail of Tears, the 1762 Cherokee & British Delegations, the Green Corn Ceremony, and the Cherokee language. The Cherokee Experience at the museum gives groups the opportunity to learn about Native American culture while participating in a variety of fun activities.

contact info

Hrs: Vary by season.

School

Educational programs allow students to learn traditional dances, taste traditional Cherokee food, and hear a story told by an experienced Cherokee storyteller. Students can also take a nature walk with a member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, during which they will learn about native plants of the Great Smoky Mountains. Craft workshops are also available for students to get hands-on with basket weaving, beadwork, and other Native American crafts. School groups are welcome to attend lectures on the Trail of Tears, Cherokee archaeology, and other topics from visiting Ph.D., scholars.

supports classroom learning in:
Social Studies.

topics covered:
Native Americans, archaeology, indigenous peoples, visual art, religion, traditions, dance, music, culture, language arts, nature, plants, biology, geography.

contact info
Name: Mike Crowe Jr.
Phone: 828 497-3481 ext. 1001
Email: mike.crowe@cherokeemuseum.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: 15 minimum. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-4 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1. Registration: Phone, Email. Cost: Fee

Multicultural Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

Multiculturalism is a situation in which all the different cultural or racial groups in a society have equal rights and opportunities, and none is ignored or regarded as unimportant.

English is not the official language of the United States. However, it’s the de facto national language. One out of five people living in the United States can speak a language other than English in the home. The top five languages spoken at home by people over the age of 5 are English, Spanish, Chinese, Tagalog, and Vietnamese.

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Museum of the Cherokee Indian

Give your students, scouts, homeschoolers, and campers an extensive history lesson on the Cherokee Indians at the Museum of the Cherokee Indian! Groups will find themselves in a world filled with Cherokee artifacts, digital films, holographs, photographs, and more from the 11th millennium BC to the 20th century. Exhibits at the museum touch on a variety of topics in Cherokee Indian history including the Trail of Tears, the 1762 Cherokee & British Delegations, the Green Corn Ceremony, and the Cherokee language. The Cherokee Experience at the museum gives groups the opportunity to learn about Native American culture while participating in a variety of fun activities.

contact info

Hrs: Vary by season.

Scout

Scout groups can work on Indian Lore, Nature, and Archaeology badges on field trips to the Museum of the Cherokee Indian. The Cherokee Experience allow scouts to learn traditional Native American dances, hear a story told by an experienced Cherokee storyteller, weave baskets, make arrowheads, taste traditional Cherokee food, and more. Scouts can learn about plants native to the Great Smoky Mountains with a member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians on a nature walk. Troops can attend lectures by visiting Ph.D., scholars, which focus on various topics such as Cherokee archaeology, the Trail of Tears, and others.

supports scout badges in:
Social Studies.

topics covered:
Native Americans, archaeology, indigenous peoples, visual art, religion, traditions, dance, music, culture, language arts, nature, plants, biology, geography.

contact info
Name: Mike Crowe Jr.
Phone: 828 497-3481 ext. 1001
Email: mike.crowe@cherokeemuseum.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: 15 minimum. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-4 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Registration: Phone, Email. Cost: Fee

Multicultural Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

Multiculturalism is a situation in which all the different cultural or racial groups in a society have equal rights and opportunities, and none is ignored or regarded as unimportant.

English is not the official language of the United States. However, it’s the de facto national language. One out of five people living in the United States can speak a language other than English in the home. The top five languages spoken at home by people over the age of 5 are English, Spanish, Chinese, Tagalog, and Vietnamese.

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Museum of the Cherokee Indian

Give your students, scouts, homeschoolers, and campers an extensive history lesson on the Cherokee Indians at the Museum of the Cherokee Indian! Groups will find themselves in a world filled with Cherokee artifacts, digital films, holographs, photographs, and more from the 11th millennium BC to the 20th century. Exhibits at the museum touch on a variety of topics in Cherokee Indian history including the Trail of Tears, the 1762 Cherokee & British Delegations, the Green Corn Ceremony, and the Cherokee language. The Cherokee Experience at the museum gives groups the opportunity to learn about Native American culture while participating in a variety of fun activities.

contact info

Hrs: Vary by season.

Camp

Summer camp groups will enjoy participating in the Cherokee Experience at the Museum of the Cherokee Indian. Activities include learning traditional Native American dances, listening to a story told by an experienced Cherokee storyteller, weaving baskets, making arrowheads, and more. On nature walks with a member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, campers can explore the plants of the Great Smoky Mountains. Camp groups can even get a taste of traditional Cherokee food during their visit!

contact info
Name: Mike Crowe Jr.
Phone: 828 497-3481 ext. 1001
Email: mike.crowe@cherokeemuseum.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: 15 minimum. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-4 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1. Registration: Phone, Email. Cost: Fee

Multicultural Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

Multiculturalism is a situation in which all the different cultural or racial groups in a society have equal rights and opportunities, and none is ignored or regarded as unimportant.

English is not the official language of the United States. However, it’s the de facto national language. One out of five people living in the United States can speak a language other than English in the home. The top five languages spoken at home by people over the age of 5 are English, Spanish, Chinese, Tagalog, and Vietnamese.

View Lesson Plan>>

Museum of the Cherokee Indian

Give your students, scouts, homeschoolers, and campers an extensive history lesson on the Cherokee Indians at the Museum of the Cherokee Indian! Groups will find themselves in a world filled with Cherokee artifacts, digital films, holographs, photographs, and more from the 11th millennium BC to the 20th century. Exhibits at the museum touch on a variety of topics in Cherokee Indian history including the Trail of Tears, the 1762 Cherokee & British Delegations, the Green Corn Ceremony, and the Cherokee language. The Cherokee Experience at the museum gives groups the opportunity to learn about Native American culture while participating in a variety of fun activities.

contact info

Hrs: Vary by season.

Homeschool

Homeschool groups will delve into Native American history while learning traditional dances, listening to a story told by an experienced Cherokee storyteller, and tasting Cherokee food. Homeschoolers can also take a nature walk with a member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians to explore the native plants of the Great Smoky Mountains. Craft workshops are available for homeschool groups to get hands-on with basket weaving, beadwork, and other Native American crafts. School groups are welcome to attend lectures on the Trail of Tears, Cherokee archaeology, and other topics from visiting Ph.D., scholars.

topics covered:
Social studies, Native Americans, archaeology, indigenous peoples, visual art, religion, traditions, dance, music, culture, language arts, nature, plants, biology, geography.

contact info
Name: Mike Crowe Jr.
Phone: 828 497-3481 ext. 1001
Email: mike.crowe@cherokeemuseum.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: 15 minimum. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-4 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1. Registration: Phone, Email. Cost: Fee

Multicultural Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

Multiculturalism is a situation in which all the different cultural or racial groups in a society have equal rights and opportunities, and none is ignored or regarded as unimportant.

English is not the official language of the United States. However, it’s the de facto national language. One out of five people living in the United States can speak a language other than English in the home. The top five languages spoken at home by people over the age of 5 are English, Spanish, Chinese, Tagalog, and Vietnamese.

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