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Cherokee Talisman War Club Comes to Life!

What a fantastic work of art!  This is Bruce Reed’s (Native Cherokee craftsman) rendition of the war club wielded by the character, Totsuhwa, in the novels Cherokee Talisman and Losing St. Christopher.   The war club is amazingly a single piece of walnut handcrafted in the traditional methods of the Cherokee …

Check out “Unto These Hills” Show!

One of the longest-running outdoor dramas in the U.S., Unto These Hills has thrilled and entertained more than six million people since 1950. Recently rewritten to better reflect the Cherokee‘s true history and culture, the play is a ‘must see’ when visiting the Smokies.

On the 70th Anniversary of D-Day, Consider the American Holocaust. Did the Nazis Borrow a Page from US History?

Each year, when the anniversary of D-Day and the Normandy invasion draws near, I am petitioned with questions pursuant to the writing of the WWII novel, How Angels Die.  For the most part, I am able to rely on the extensive research conducted for the novel seasoned with the personal …