A Cherokee carver celebrates his culture by finding stories hidden in wood, following unseen lines to create works of art. Now, he’s passing his knowledge to a new generation of storytellers.
Written in Stone: North Carolina’s Rock Formations
According to Cherokee legend, when the Earth was created, the Great Buzzard flew low over the flat land, his beating wings sculpting mountains and valleys below. Today, science offers its own explanations for our state’s geological marvels.
The 1960s: In the Spirit of Service
The Cherokee Boys Club transforms the lives of its members — and the community — with help from its manager. Although not a Cherokee by blood, his devotion earns him honorary status in the tribe.