1828 Cherokee Census Information
Census information of the Old Eastern Districts, as reported in the Cherokee Phoenix, 1828
As published in the Cherokee Phoenix, 1828
Newspaper article regarding Board of Directors' Meeting
An excerpt from the Caldwell Journal describing the circumstances surrounding the "Cherokee Strip Livestock Association Payment".
The Caldwell Journal, September 20, 1883
The Cherokees were raising corn as early as 1,000 BC. Before European contact the Cherokees were already participating in a thanksgiving ceremony; the most important ceremony of the year, called the "Green Corn Ceremony."
As published in the Cherokee Phoenix, 1829.
Regular duties of the High Sheriff, 1875
Sit back and listen to Janelle Adair and Richard Birdtail talk about Cherokee history, set to relaxing music.
An inspiring postscript taken from a letter from John Rollin Ridge to his mother, in which he asked that it be passed on to Stand Watie.
Recollections as reported in the Indian-Pioneer Papers.
The difference in the two groups as explained by Cherokee Principal Chief Thomas Buffington.
The twin spirits of survival and perseverance carried the Cherokee to Indian Territory along the Trail of Tears. Those same spirits lead us in today's complex and ever-changing world.
Rattlesnake Springs, Tennessee 1838
The Cherokee Advocate copies an item published in the JOURNAL in reference to roadways through the Strip, and makes the following comments.
Excerpts from "The Cherokee Rosebuds," the newspaper of the Cherokee National Female Seminary
A history of Sequoyah, creator of the Cherokee Syllabary
Gadugi....working together, is a prime focus of the Cherokee Nation. Read about it's origin here.
The South Carolina Board of Trade issued this schedule in 1716 for traders dealing with the Cherokee.
The Cherokee Nation, while itself not a state, was nevertheless involved in the War Between the States as a "foreign ally". While some Cherokee troops were aligned with the Union, many aligned themselves with the Confederacy.
February 17, 1792
June 26, 1794
October 27, 1805
October 24, 1804
October 25, 1805
Treaty of the Cherokee (1798, Oct. 2)
February 27, 1819
May 6, 1828
March 14, 1835
Treaty with the Cherokee, 1816
Treaty with the Cherokee, 1806
Treaty of Hopewell, 1785
Treaty of Holston, 1791
The Texas Cherokee were a branch of the Cherokee Nation who had lived in our ancestral homeland in the Southeastern United States. In 1839, the Cherokee were forced on the Trail of Tears to Indian Territory.