Don’t miss this chance to enjoy a master storyteller in beautiful Cades Cove!
Cades Cove Storytelling. Great Smoky Mountains National Park Cherokee Storytelling Series in Cades Cove.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park invites the public to join master Cherokee storyteller Kathi Littlejohn in Cades Cove for a series of engaging storytelling sessions. Make plans to enjoy this Smoky Mountain special event Saturday, July 14 at 8:00 p.m. at the Cades Cove Campground Amphitheater.
Kathi, a member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee, has shared her stories since 1986. She is well known for delivering her stories in a dramatic fashion. Her entertaining, expressive and down-to-earth style is a pleasure to hear. Another storytelling sessions will be held on Thursday, August 2 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Cades Cove Visitor Center area near Cable Mill.
Kathi is a board member of the NC Folklore Association and was a featured artist at the 2017 Solar Eclipse Event at Clingmans Dome. The National American Indian Museum in Washington, D.C., Colonial Williamsburg in VA, and the Museum of Cherokee Indian in NC have enjoyed Kathi’s yarns. Kathi was featured in “Living Stories of the Cherokee,” an award winning collection of stories published by the University of North Carolina Press. She is regularly consulted by universities, organizations, and schools for her cultural knowledge.
For more information about the program, please contact Park Ranger Beth Bramhall at 865-448-4123.