Cane Notch, an archaeological site nestled alongside the scenic Nolichucky River of North Carolina and Tennessee, may hold the key to a missing link in Cherokee history. Join explorers from East Tennessee State University, using modern-day technology to see beneath the land’s surface, as they uncover a buried Native American village in Upper East Tennessee. The perfectly preserved Cherokee village has been dubbed “a mini-Pompeii” by archaeological experts. Discover the mysterious link between this village and the Spanish explorer, Juan Pardo. Hear Cherokee archaeologists explain the cultural significance of this find and archaeology’s importance to Native American peoples. Follow the team’s progress as they discover ancient artifacts and unlock the Secrets of the Nolichucky River.
Screening time: Saturday, May 5 at 2:45PM
Length: 58 min.
Director: Buck Kahler
Producer: Debra Dylan
Distributor: Debra Dylan