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TMC event focuses on Native Americans of White County

POSTED: March 17, 2011 12:26 a.m.

A seminar discussing the Cherokee Indians' role in the history of White County is scheduled for 12:30 p..m Tuesday at Truett-McConnell College in Cleveland.

The demonstrations, talks and legends about local Native American heritage will include legends about Sautee, Nacoochee, Yonah and the way Indians of the area lived.

White County had one of the largest American Indian settlements in North Georgia prior to colonial settlement. Speakers will include Gracie Schwartzman, Mary Geidel, and Jill Hazen from the Sautee-Nacoochee History Museum and Music by Women of Heart. They will have artifacts and Indian accessories on display.

The presentation will be held in the Bear Cave room in the Nix Building. The event is sponsored by the Yonah Art Guild and Truett-McConnell College Art Department.



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