Snowbird Cherokees, Part 2 - White Man's World


Snowbird Cherokee discuss navigating the "white man's world."

Customs of the community are discussed. Family members pull together to help each other out. The Cherokee ritual of "going to water" assisted in the transition to Christianity and Baptism. Today, most of Snowbird is devoutly Baptist.

The people of the Eastern band and the parents of students attending the school are preserving the culture that remains. They are recognizing the importance of preserving their culture and identity.