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Cherokee Nation Sends Heirloom Seeds To Seed Vault In Norway

Posted at 10:12 PM, Feb 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-05 23:12:15-05

The Cherokee Nation is sending heirloom seeds to a vault in Norway.

They say they are the first tribe in the U.S. to be asked to deposit heirloom seeds in the vault.

The seeds include the tribe's most sacred corn, Cherokee Long Greasy Beans and Cherokee Trail of Tears Beans.

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