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Young Cherokee
Small Cast (Touring) Play for Theatres, Schools

Dramatic, Refreshing, Exciting

One Act Children's Plays - Young Cherokee

Young Cherokee

Cast: 3 (2M, 1F), expandable, adults
Time: about 45-50 minutes
CD: sound FX, background music
Audience: Primary-intermediate, families
Companion Play: Trail of Tears

Through the eyes of a young Cherokee boy we witness the great myths and legends of early Native American life and culture.

 

One Act Children's Plays - Young Cherokee

Young Cherokee

Cast: 3 (2M, 1F), expandable, adults
Time: about 45-50 minutes
CD: sound FX, background music
Audience: Primary-intermediate, families
Companion Play: Trail of Tears

Through the eyes of a young Cherokee boy we witness the great myths and legends of early Native American life and culture.

Native American Script for Young Audiences!
One Act Children's Plays - Young Cherokee
Western Carolina University Theatre in Education, Cullowhee, NC

Imagine America in its unspoiled state - the land of a young Cherokee. Through his eyes we witness the great myths and legends of early Native American life and culture.

  One Act Children's Plays - Young Cherokee

Native American History!

Native American Children's Plays - Young Cherokee
Powerful Story for Young People!

Here are the stories of the Underground Panther and the Great Thunderbird. Our hero, Chosen One, must do battle with these traditional foes.


Native American Plays for Children - Young Cherokee

Audience Participation!

Children in the audience learn authentic American Indian sign language and to speak key words of the authentic Cherokee tongue. The audience participates in a Cherokee tribe session and helps Young Cherokee build the sacred fire.


Traditional Cherokee Myths and Creatures
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Crawfish!  The Underwater Panther!  Chosen One Speaks to the Sun.

"Young Cherokee was superb and tied in very well with what the students were learning about Native American legends and folklore."
Carborro Schools, NC


Extraordinary Theatre for Children
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ArtReach Touring Theatre, Cincinnati

Producers, this one act play was developed for a professional tour.  It is very easy to book and tour, simple masks and props give it stunning style.  Schools, Principals, Teachers, love the educational tie-ins to History, Native American History, American Indian History and Culture.

"Young Cherokee was dramatically presented in a style that is refreshing and exciting."
The Hemmens, Chicago, IL

Perfect for School Tours or Mainstage Theatres
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Angelina College, Children's Theatre Mainstage Production

"Students of history will find that performances will bring them a deeper understanding of Native American culture.”
Hal Paltrow, Renaissance Center, Ashland, NC


Young Cherokee has a Companion Play!
Trail of Tears may be performed with Young Cherokee to make a two hour production with intermission.  Both plays have independent stories however, and may be performed alone.

"Thank you for a well told timely tale of Native American history."
College Hill Fundamental School, Cincinnati

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