Cherokee Nation shares traditional origin story of solar eclipse

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TAHLEQUAH, Okla. - Quick Facts:

  • A solar eclipse will be visible across the United States on Monday, Aug. 21.
  • The Cherokee Nation shared their traditional origin story for the eclipse with FOX23 this week.
  • WATCH FOX23 Brad Carl's interview with Chief Bill John Baker above.
  • SEE MORE: FOX23 Eclipse Coverage
  • A series of tweets from the Cherokee Nation explaining the story is available below.

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