Cherokee

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the Iroquoian language spoken by the Cherokee

a member of an Iroquoian people formerly living in the Appalachian Mountains but now chiefly in Oklahoma

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They visited Kituwah Mound in the Great Smoky Mountains, considered the "mother town" of the Cherokee Indians.
Hospital leaders decided that a replacement facility was needed where the opposite environment could be created, ultimately opening the new Cherokee Indian Hospital in October 2015.
Strong, Special Agent in Charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Charlotte Division, and Chief James Dike Sneed of the Cherokee Indian Police Department (CIPD).
I focused on creating a curriculum unit that would help my young learners gain some familiarity with the forced removal of 16,000 Cherokee Indians from their homes in Georgia to Indian Territory (now Oklahoma) in 1838.
Pine and the Winter Sparrow is the picturebook retelling of an ancient legend attributed to the Cherokee Indians, about how pine trees stay green throughout the winter because of the kindness they once showed towards an injured little sparrow.
The text concludes with BartramAEs observations of the Creek and Cherokee Indians, in response to questions posed by fellow naturalist Benjamin Barton Smith, and Indian civilization, collected by Henry Knox between 1789 and 1790.
government, in the 1840s, forced thousands of Cherokee Indians from their homes in Southeast America and marched them across the Appalachian Mountains to Oklahoma.
In order to shape this provocative study, Sturm conducted ethnographic fieldwork as well as documentary research among multiple self-identified Cherokee organizations, including the three federally recognized Cherokee groups: the Cherokee Nation, the Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians, and the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.
And while a talking pumpkin is less common than Iya' might like for us to believe, he carries with him an important public health message aimed at members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians in North Carolina.
Ross, who lived from 1790 to 1865, was the chief negotiator for the Cherokee Indians as they tried to negotiate with the US Government over issues such as national boundaries, land ownership and white encroachment.
Cherokee women contributors from the present day include Wilma Mankiller and Joyce Dugan, elected chief of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians from 1995-99.
The daily journals from the mission provide a wealth of information on the Cherokee Indians with whom they lived, as well as the religious beliefs and practices of the Moravians.
She established the law that limited tribal membership by excluding the Freedmen section of Cherokee Indians, ruled unconstitutional in 2006 by the Cherokee Supreme Court.
Here in Howard Zinn-like fashion she revisits democracy's dark side notably the forced removal of Cherokee Indians from their homeland in 1838 and the 1911 Triangle Shirt fire in which 146 women died because their factory doors were locked to keep union organizers out.