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    The Cherokee Tribe of today is made of 3 different groups that all descend from the same common tribe which was formed in the late 1800s. The Cherokee community has more than 300,000 tribal members, making it the largest of the 567 federally recognized tribes in the United States. Upwards of 800,000 people claim having Cherokee ancestry on US land. With Oklahoma being the largest census of acclaimed Cherokee tribe members, members reside within 14 counties of that state. The Tribes economic…

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    The Traditional Belief System- Lifestyle Cherokee Indians are a small portion of Native Americans, however their culture is slowly declining as time goes on. There are many Cherokee ancestry all around the world, including myself, but there are only around 288,500 federally recognized citizens that still belong to a Cherokee tribe. As this culture can seem difficult to understand from its complexity, it is actually quite simple. There are still many elements used today that are from the…

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    The Native America Indian Tribe; the Cherokee Nation, is the second largest tribe in the United States of America. In 1985, Wilma Mankiller, a Cherokee woman, was elected as the first female chief to serve the Cherokee Nation. Mankiller was a fierce woman who fought to preserve the Cherokee Nation. She lived during a time of the civil rights movement and struggled to claim equality just as those in the American Deaf community have fought for civil rights. The struggles between the White…

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    The Removal Of The Cherokee Nation Just like the Louisiana Purchase white settlers traveled to the western territories. To minimize conflict. Thomas Jefferson wanted to move the Indians to distant western lands but he wanted their homelands in the East. This thought became very popular and in 1830’s so the Congress finally passed an Indian Removal Bill. What the bill was about is moving Indians westward. Although they passed the Indian Removal Bill they were upholding the Treaty of Hopewell.…

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    Throughout my entire life, I have lived in Cherokee County. . There are very few people in the small area; in fact, there are less than thirty thousand people in the entire county. The part that I like most about growing up in a small town is that most of the people treat each other like family. Most of my family have lived inside these county limits for the majority of their lives. From Weiss lake to Little Rock City, I claim Cherokee County as my home. Cedar Bluff, in particular, is the town…

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    Cherokee slavery is an incredibly contentious subject. Questions of how and why it began have been discussed, yet not to a large enough degree. To help further the discourse I have gathered an assortment of different sources ranging from a personal letter from a famous historical figure to articles from prominent abolitionist newspapers. Not surprisingly, a great deal of the newspaper sources drew comparisons of Cherokee slavery to that of Euro-Americans. I found that most sources…

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    from near the Blue Ridge mountains a part of the Appalachian Mountains. Many of the early Cherokee peoples lived along the Tennessee River, They settled in in agricultural societies. As of 2015 almost half if not more of the Cherokee Indians live in and reside in Oklahoma, the other half are scattered throughout North Carolina, Florida, California, Arkansas and Texas. Today the Cherokee Indians…

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    The Cherokee tribe is a tribe that originated in southwest Virginia, western North Carolina and South Carolina, north Georgia, east Tennessee, and northeast Alabama, and claiming even to the Ohio River. The cherokee is a very large tribe that stretched over a vast area. The Cherokee tribe had many sub tribes. The sub tribes often spoke different languages. The Cherokee language originated from the Iroquoian language. Cherokee is a polysynthetic language. A polysynthetic language means that one…

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    Hello. I am Adsila, of the Cherokee Tribe. My name means Blossom, and I am just 11 years old. A lot has happened in the Cherokee history, and there is much to tell. After all, my tribe loves to tell stories. For example, my mother, Adoette, has told me the story of the water beetle. We believe that once the Earth was all water. We think that humans lived in a world above Earth. When the water beetle came down, he swam around and spit dirt from his mouth and created islands! Over time, our…

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    Cherokee Removal For this assignment, our group got the opportunity to choose the topic of the Native Americans. The first thing that came to mind was to do my topic on the Cherokee Removal. The Cherokee Removal, part of the trail of tears, occurred in 1838. The U.S. military and various state militias forced some 15,000 Cherokees from their homes in Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, and Tennessee and moved them west to Indian Territory. The removal of the Cherokee Nation fulfilled federal and…

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