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Oconaluftee Indian Village

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Address: Indian Village Road, Cherokee, NC 28719
Phone Number: +1 866-554-4557
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Description: A guided tour of the Oconaluftee Indian Village; a replica of a 1750s...
A guided tour of the Oconaluftee Indian Village; a replica of a 1750s Cherokee Village. See Cherokees making traditional trades using centuries old techniques. The Village Square Grounds is a place of ceremony where you will learn about traditional songs and dance, our clan system and beliefs. Inside the Village Council House you will learn of our government, family and structure. We welcome you to our home.
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If there is anything worth seeing culturally in Cherokee Indian Reservation this is it. You need approximately 1.5 hours to see everything.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

If there is anything worth seeing culturally in Cherokee Indian Reservation this is it. You need approximately 1.5 hours to see everything.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Great tour through Cherokee life. Even better if you ask questions - you get good answers. This is a must see for children of all ages and adults. Don't miss the Play in the evening. The acting is poor, but the story is well presented and worth seeing and knowing. It's part of American Heritage wether we like it or... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

If you want cheap, imitation "native american" souvenirs that are actually manufactured in China, here is where you get them.

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Naples, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

My husband & I visited for the first time on our second vacation in the Smokys. We were in & out of this place in about 45 minutes, definitely not happy about paying the admission we paid for what we experienced. Quite boring, you basically go through a loop of different displays of Cherokees making pottery, baskets, ropes & get... More 

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Greensboro, NC, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

Just a great visit. Very informative guide. Lots of history. Just let your imagination go to the time the Natives lived in these hills.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

I remember visiting as a child and was excited to be able to take my children. This was a wonderful introduction for them to Cherokee life. Of course this is so different from what my daughter has learned in school so she had a lot of questions. We enjoyed our experience and wish we had the opportunity to attend the... More 

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Melbourne, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

The village was the best that we have ever been in. The first part was a guided tour and included demonstrations of weaving pottery making and many other items and exhibits including cabins and ended with a battle demonstation.

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Arnold, Missouri, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

We loved everything about it. Our Indian guide Stan was awesome. We learned so much about the Cherokee culture. They showed how they lived and hunted and made weapons basket making all kinds of stuff.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 NEW

I feel like the Indian Village does the best job possible of showing us just how the Cherokee lived. Very cool to see! My husband and I felt that this was our favorite thing to see in Cherokee.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 NEW

I liked seeing the demonstrations of Cherokee crafts. We visited late in the day and I felt rushed. The staff were very friendly and I would visit there again.

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Address: Address: Indian Village Road, Cherokee, NC 28719
Phone Number: +1 866-554-4557
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Cherokee

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