We apologize but we have to cancel the EdVenture to see "Footloose" at the Barter Theater


BRCLL Courses, May - August, 2017

Legends and Lore of The Cherokee

2 Sessions
Mondays, August 21 & 28
10:00 a.m. - Noon
BRCC, Patton Building, Room 150
Member Fee: $30, Non-Member Fee: $40

The Wisdom Tales of the Cherokee date back hundreds of years. In these two sessions you will hear many of those stories from Virginia King Thompson, whose Cherokee name is Black Feather. Of Cherokee and Shawnee descent, she is passionate about preserving the heritage of her people through her stories - about creation, people, animals, plants and even monsters! Black Feather is considered a “Wisdom Keeper” with her stories conveying the importance of a respectful relationship with all. Authentic artifacts and crafts which illustrate the stories will be available to view.

Virginia King Thompson is a true native of Henderson County and very proud of her mountain and Cherokee heritage. Much sought after as a speaker and entertainer, she is passionate about preserving the heritage of her people. An accomplished and spell-binding story teller, Virginia always leaves her audience wanting more!

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