The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians will be hosting their 9th annual Festival of Native Peoples on Friday, July 12th and Saturday, July 13th. The festival will be held at the Cherokee Indian Fairgrounds. Festival features include the acrobatic feats of Totonac pole flyers of Mexico, the Kwakwaka’wakw Nations Lelala Dancers, The White mountain Apache Crown Dancers, the Zuni Dancers of New Mexico, Mexico Citys Aztec Dancers, and Cherokee’s Warriors of AniKituhwa. Doors will be opening Friday and Saturday at 11 am and will include performances all through the day. Admission for each day is $10 for adults; childern age 6 & under are no charge. To purchase tickets online go to VisitCherokeeNC.com or buy at the gate.