TAHLEQUAH - Cherokee Nation is bringing traditional Cherokee stories back to life every Wednesday in June at 10 a.m. at the Cherokee National Peace Pavilion.

The summertime storytelling series begins June 5 and runs through June 26. Guests can enjoy performances by Cherokee storytellers, followed by a make-and-take craft activity. A full list of Cherokee storytellers and crafts can be found below:

June 5 – Story by Cherokee National Treasure Choogie Kingfisher

   Activity: Mini-Booger Masks

June 12 – Story by Cherokee National Treasure Robert Lewis

     Activity: Clay Medallions

June 19 – Story by Cherokee storyteller Candice Byrd-Boney

     Activity: Paper Gorgets

June 26 – Story by Cherokee storyteller Sammy Still

     Activity: Round Reed Baskets

Cherokee Nation will welcome members of the Cherokee Freedmen History Project Advisory Committee for a special presentation on June 19 to commemorate the Juneteenth National Independence Day, which ended slavery in the United States in 1865.

For more information on Cherokee Nation cultural sites and events, go to www.VisitCherokeeNation.com