Film Screening: The Snowbird Cherokees
The 2021 Horry County Museum Documentary Film Series continues with the SCETV film The Snowbird Cherokees. Deep in the mountains of western North Carolina is the isolated Cherokee community of Snowbird. The ancestors of these Native Americans managed to flee U.S. soldiers in 1838 when the Cherokee Nation was forced to march the Trail of Tears to Oklahoma. This film explores the daily lives and culture of the present-day Cherokees, while looking into the history and culture of these Native Americans. The film is free and will be shown at 1 p.m., Wednesday, June 16th.