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Arkansas Cherokee Nation __ Overview, history, officers and more. - From -

Cherokee ___"DeSoto devastated America's Indians with foreign diseases; his people crippled the survivors with an enduring prejudice." - Illustrated - From Native American Conquest - 
Cherokee by Blood ___"These pages are designed to help you in your search for Native American roots... these pages are not limited to the confines of the state of Tennessee. Many states will be involved because the original Cherokee Nation in the east covered a large area. The Cherokee Nation West will also be covered in several ways." Illustrated - From the TNGenWeb Project - 
Cherokee Cultural Society of Houston ___Click on any of the 30 links to access information about the topic at hand. Articles vary in length from quite brief to longer, some with additional hyperlinks. - Text only - From the Cherokee Cultural Society of Houston - 

Cherokee History __ Excellent overview of the history of the Cherokee. This page includes the most thorough chronology of treaties and other events that shaped the history of the Cherokee. - By Lee Sultzman - 
Cherokee - Indians Yesterday and Today ___Brief page written by and for younger students. - Text only - From Meadowthorpe Elementary School - 

The Cherokee Nation ___An image of the Cherokee Seal with a brief explanation of its symbols. - 1 image - From the Cherokee National Historical Society -

The Cherokee Removal __ A lesson plan.  "Students will examine the issue of Cherokee removal from the perspectives of Andrew Jackson, members of Congress, and members of the Cherokee nation." Goals, procedure, materials. - From -   


The Cherokees of South Carolina ___Scroll down past the ads and links to find the history of the South Carolina Cherokee. - Text only - From the Eastern Cherokee, Southern Iroquois & United Tribes of South Carolina - 

Cherokee Tribal Archives Project __ "...a group of people who are interested in locating and preserving documents pertaining to Cherokee Tribal history and genealogy." You will find maps, history, genealogical research information and more. - From - 

Echota Cherokee Tribe Of Alabama Wolf Clan __ Learn about the Wolf clan, events and culture. - From -

Florida Tribe of Cherokee Indians __ "The Florida Tribe of Cherokee Indians is a non-recognized Cherokee tribe operating in the State of Florida. The Florida Tribe of Cherokee Indians, Inc. is the corporate, charitable arm of the Florida Tribe of Cherokee Indians and is registered as a 501C-3 non-profit, charitable organization."  A general overview with activities, and more. - From -

Georgia Tribe of Eastern Cherokee Welcome Page ___"This website... will attempt in assisting you in your visit in learning more about the Cherokee people. We have included many learning LINKS..." - Illustrated with audio files - From the Georgia Tribe of Eastern Cherokee - 

History of the Keetoowah Cherokees __ "Described by outsiders as a single Nation under the title of Cherokees, we called ourselves the Principal People (A-ni-yuh-wee-yuh) and KEETOOWAH people (A-ni-kee-too-wah-gee). The former was used in conversations with or about other Nations of Indians to show the Cherokee superiority. The term in now commonly used to refer to all Indians. The latter term was more spiritual in nature and was used among Cherokee speakers to refer to themselves." - From Cherokee Observer - 

Interesting Anti-bellum Laws of the Cherokee Nation ___"The Cherokees had no jails nor need of them. Under such severe penalties few laws were needed and few violated." What were these 'penalties'? Read this article to find out. - By James W. Duncan, quoted from an old Cherokee Law Book entitled, “Laws of the Cherokee Nation, Passed during the Years 1839 to 1867.” - 

The Keetoowah Society ___This article was published in 1926, It provides a good history of the Cherokee Keetoowah Society. ""The original object of the Society was to maintain and assert the rights of all the Cherokee people or the Cherokee Nation under the laws and treaties with the government of the United States..." - Text only - By James W. Duncan - 

Lesson Planning, Lesson Plan Formats and Lesson Plan Ideas __ How to produce a lesson plan and not just for Indian tribes either. - From -

Life in the Cherokee Nation___" A large part of the material used in this article was taken from old records of the Cherokee government stored in the Carnegie Library at Tahlequah, Oklahoma. These documents and manuscripts contain a wealth of material concerning conditions in the Cherokee Nation during and since the Civil War." - Text only - By V. A. Travis - 


Official Homepage of the Cherokee Indian Reservation ___"On this site, you will find important information about the Qualla Boundary in North Carolina, which is the homeland of the Cherokee Indians. The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians has 13,079 enrolled members." - Illustrated - From the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians - 

Official Site of the Cherokee Nation based in Tahlequah Oklahoma - Federally Recognized __ "In 1827, the first Cherokee Constitution was enacted. This was considered a 'copy' of the U.S. Government's format, although the U.S. Government had derived this from the Iroquois Confederacy, who at that time, was the only democracy in the world." Learn about this and a lot of other things besides. You will find news, current events, cultural notices and more. - illustrated - From the Cherokee Nation - 

Old Cherokee Town Names... Tennessee ___"It is perhaps impossible to give a complete list of the old Cherokee towns and their locations; but in 1755 the authorities of South Carolina, in remodeling the old and prescribing new regulations for the for the government of the Indian trade, divided the whole Cherokee into six hunting districts..." The list is also available alphabetically and in a chart which provides approximate locations. - Text only - From TNGenNet Inc - 

Sequoya ___A brief biography of this extraordinary man, plus a list of the 86 character Cherokee Syllabary invented by him. - 1 image - From Glen Welker - 
Some Reminiscences of the Cherokee People Returning to Their Homes, The Exiles of A Nation ___This is an article which discusses the effects of the Civil War on the Cherokee people. - Text only - By Wiley Britton, Author Civil War on the Border, Two Volumes - 

South Carolina Indians - The Cherokee ___Information is presented in point format and includes a history timelime, beliefs and practices, and links to relevant websites. - Text only - From the South Carolina Information Highway - 

A Small Lexicon of Tsalagi Words __ Tsalagi is the language of the Cherokee. Here you will find a selection of words and a pronunciation guide. - By Jennifer Paxton - 

Trail of Tears __ This article provides you with information about the background behind, and the implementation of, the forced removal of the Cherokee from North Carolina. Highlighted text will link you to further, more detailed information. You'll find a link to maps at the bottom of the page. - From - 

The Trail of Tears and the Forced Relocation of the Cherokee Nation __ "This lesson is based on the National Park Service's brochure and Comprehensive Management and Use Plan for the Trail of Tears National Historic Trail, and the National Register of Historic Places files for the John Ross House (with photographs), Chieftains (with photographs), and Rattlesnake Springs." Goals and procedure. - From - 

The Trail of Tears Lawrence County Arkansas ___First hand accounts punctuate this history of the Cherokee removal from their homelands. - Text only - From Couch Genealogy - 
We Honor Junaluska, a Great Cherokee Warrior ___Junaluska was the Cherokee who saved Andrew Jackson's life. Jackson was the president who incarcerated the eastern Cherokee and passed the legislation which led to the Trail of Tears. This website provides information about Junaluska, his memorial, the Trail of Tears and a general anthropology of the Southern Appalachian Mountains region. - Illustrated - From the Friends of Junaluska -


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