Steve Ricker

Lifetime Achievement in Living History Interpretation

“It is my dream to kindle a spark from the past into a flame for the future.” Steve Ricker bridges three centuries, bringing forth the stories, customs, crafts, history, and way of life of the Cherokee and pioneer settlers for the enrichment of education of today’s students and the public. He is widely acclaimed as a master craftsman of both pioneer and Cherokee items, a storyteller, teacher, and historian.