Kituwah is the Mother Town–or original home–of the Cherokee people. The Cherokee have a long agricultural history, with community at its core. In this Meet Your Farmer video, join three members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians–Ty Boyd, David Anderson, and Mike Crowe–to learn about the history of this sacred place. See how Ty, David, Mike and others continue to farm their ancestral land communally, growing crops like potatoes, curly mustard greens, collards, pumpkins, sweet corn, and blueberries.
The Apple Tree — A Modern-Day Cherokee Tale
Told in English with Cherokee translation. A little boy plants an apple seed, already envisioning the big apple tree it will someday be. But when its first fall comes and goes, and apples fail to appear on its branches the little tree begins to doubt its calling. How can the little boy find the encouragement
Why the Possum’s Tail is Bare: A Cherokee Folk Tale
In this folk tale you will learn why the possum has no hair on his tail. Includes English to Cherokee syllabary vocabulary words.
On a bright early Spring morning Walela and his mother woke up very hungry. Etsi told Walela that she would go to breakfast and for Walela to wait and she would be back soon. The other birds try to teach Walela how to get food but eventually he learns the right way to hunt for
Felix the Frozen Frog
Learn how Felix the frog survives through winter. Written in Cherokee syllabary with English translation in the back of the book.
Four-Legged Forest Dwellers
Beautiful photographs of animals accompanied by illustrations of their tracks and their name in English and Cherokee syllabary.
Itse Selu Cherokee Harvest Festival
Step back in time for a captivating glimpse of Cherokee life in pre-Columbian North America. Join Little Wolf and his family as they prepare to celebrate Itse Selu, the harvest festival. As night approaches the village, the magic of anticipation fills the air. The luscious feast, Grandfather’s storytelling, and the sacred corn dance weave a
The First Strawberries
This beautifully illustrated story tells the Cherokee origin legend of strawberries. Page by page, the fable unfolds with a easy to follow storyline and important accompanying moral- that friendship and respect are as sweet as the taste of ripe, red berries.