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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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The backers of Cherokee waxed jubilant and offered ridiculous odds.
To this Cherokee responded by vigorous wagging of the stump of his tail.
It had taken Cherokee a long time to shift that grip upward, and this had also tended further to clog his jaws with fur and skin-fold.
He struck Cherokee about the head savagely again and again.
The faro-dealer stooped down obediently and got a firm hold on Cherokee.
Take him away," Scott commanded, and Tim Keenan dragged Cherokee back into the crowd.
Far from being passive victims, Cherokees actively sought to protect themselves physically and culturally by restoring harmony to the spirit world.
These prices are higher than base Grand Cherokees with a gasoline V-6, though.
This collection of Cherokee women's writings comes from many sources, including women from the Eastern Band of Cherokees and also the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma.
Michell Hicks, principal chief of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, said the bill will help Cherokees "preserve and promote our native language.
John Ross was acting chief of two-thirds of the Cherokees for five decades.
This expression of the artistic and spiritual vitality of the Cherokees (despite their extremely difficult past) should easily find a place in any collection on contemporary art or Native American art.
Written for readers of all backgrounds, A Cherokee Encyclopedia is a one-volume quick reference to the different groups of Cherokees within the United States and their history.
Traveling more than 4,000 miles and investing about 2500 hours visiting, researching, and photographing the sites associated with Cherokee history throughout southeastern United States, "Footsteps Of The Cherokees" covers Cherokee farmlands, homes, and sacred sides in North Carolina, Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, and the infamous trek to Oklahoma in 1838 called 'The Trail of Tears', when thousands of Cherokees were forced by the federal government to leave their lands and live on a desolate reservation in an inhospitable western frontier.
Conley (who is an enrolled member of the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokees and lives in Tahlequah, Oklahoma) provides the reader with a documented historical survey of the Cherokee people from their origins in the Old South, through forced relocation west along the infamous "Trail of Tears", to the formation of a sovereign government which negotiated treaties with the United States government.