The Trail of Tears Association is holding their annual conference and symposium in Hopkinsville this week. The four-day conference includes board meetings, trips to Trail of Tears sites, panel discussions, informational sessions and a tour of the Trail of Tears Commemorative Park in Hopkinsville.
The 25th annual intertribal pow-wow is this weekend at the Trail of Tears Commemorative Park in Hopkinsville. The park is located on a plot of land that served as a temporary home to Cherokee Indians for a short time in the 1830’s when they made their trek from their ancestral homes to Oklahoma.
The pow-wow began in 1987 features music, storytelling and native American dancing. Chad Lampe speaks with Pow-Wow chairman Roger Richey about this year’s events.