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Webinar To Focus On Cherokee Plant Gathering Methods


Last updated 11/8/2021 at 11:49am

The Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation is hosting a free 30-minute webinar titled Traditional Gathering Methods of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 16, in recognition of Native American Heritage Month.

Tribal Forest Resource Liaison Tommy Cabe will discuss how the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians Nature Resource Office is collaborating with the U.S. Forest Service and National Park Service to study traditional gathering practices and their impact on culturally significant plants, such as ramps and sochan. The joint effort is to demonstrate how the traditional gathe...

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