Cherokee Foundation Is Branching Out
Posted February 6, 2007 10:15 a.m. EST
Updated February 6, 2007 10:38 a.m. EST
But the opposite happened. Individuals visiting the casino never explored the Qualla Boundary, the Cherokee's trusted land, and tourists once interested in gaining a unusual cultural perspective stopped visiting.
Concerned with the decline in tourism and the subsequent regression of the Cherokee community, the leadership of the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians worked with the state of North Carolina to create the Cherokee Preservation Foundation.
For details on how the Foundation is seeking to fulfill that mission, see: http://philanthropyjournal.org/lu.cfm?lu=22586