Published On: Thu, Apr 3rd, 2014

See photos from the NMAI Cherokee Days Opening Reception

The National Museum of the American Indian held an opening reception for its Cherokee Days program on the night of Wednesday, April 2.  Photos by Lynne Harlan/EBCI Public Relations

A Cherokee Friendship Dance was held at the opening reception of the NMAI Cherokee Days program on the night of Wednesday, April 2.

A Cherokee Friendship Dance was held at the opening reception of the NMAI Cherokee Days program on the night of Wednesday, April 2.

Principal Chief Michell Hicks (left) is shown with NMAI director Kevin Gover.

Principal Chief Michell Hicks (left) is shown with NMAI director Kevin Gover.

Vice Chief Larry Blythe (left) is shown with Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker.

Vice Chief Larry Blythe (left) is shown with Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker.

Shown (left-right) are Principal Chief Michell Hicks, EBCI First Lady Marsha Hicks, Congressman Mark Meadows (R-NC), Congressman Markwayne Mullins (R-OK) - a Cherokee Nation citizen, and Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker.

Shown (left-right) are Principal Chief Michell Hicks, EBCI First Lady Marsha Hicks, Congressman Mark Meadows (R-NC), Congressman Markwayne Mullins (R-Okla.) – a Cherokee Nation citizen, and Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker.

NMAI director Kevin Gover accepts a gift from the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indian, a photo print by EBCI tribal member Bear Allison.

NMAI director Kevin Gover accepts a gift from the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indian, a photo print by EBCI tribal member Bear Allison.

 

Vice Chief Larry Blythe (left) is shown during the Friendship Dance with Laura Blythe and Paxton Myers.

Vice Chief Larry Blythe (left) is shown during the Friendship Dance with Laura Blythe and Paxton Myers.

 

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