Native American Program
Contact: Chance Melton, 423-346-6294
WARTBURG, Tennessee: Join us at the Obed Wild and Scenic River Visitor Center on January 26, 2013, for a look back into the ways of the Native American people of the East Tennessee area. The Obed Wild and Scenic River has invited Standing Oak and Sparrow Hawk to come out and show us how the way of life for Native American people has changed over the years. The event will start at 12 noon and last until 3 p.m. The program will feature an in-depth presentation on Native American day-to-day life and a wide array of Native American artifacts.
For more information regarding this event, please contact the Obed Wild and Scenic River at 423-346-6294.
Did You Know?
Did you know that when Native Americans first came across the Obed, they realized that the ground was too steep for settlement and too rough for farming? They did, however, rely on the Obed for hunting, and used the bluffs for shelter.