Cherokee Ceremonial Practices in the 1800s

Cherokee Ceremonial Practices in the 1800s

The Cherokee ceremonial practices were first recorded in the 1830s by John Howard Payne and later in that century by James Mooney. This program describes the ceremonies that were practiced during this time and discusses various aspects of Cherokee life at that time that are still evident in their lives and culture. Dr. Anne Rogers also includes a discussion of various dances that are still performed today as well as the tales that continue to be told in storytelling sessions.