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Cherokee

by William L. Anderson and Ruth Y. Wetmore, 2006.
Additional research provided by John L. Bell.

Part i: Overview; Part ii: Cherokee origins and first European contact; Part iii: Disease, destruction, and the loss of Cherokee land; Part iv: Revolutionary War, Cherokee defeat and additional land cessions; Part v: Trail of Tears and the creation of the Eastern Band of Cherokees; Part vi: Federal recognition and the fight for Cherokee rights; Part vii: Modern-day Cherokee life and culture; Part viii: References and additional resources

Part viii: References and additional resources:

Anderson, William L. 1991. Cherokee removal: before and after. Athens: University of Georgia Press. http://www.worldcat.org/title/cherokee-removal-before-and-after/oclc/21522788

Cherokee Heritage Trails Guidebook coverDuncan, Barbara R., and Brett H. Riggs. 2003. Cherokee heritage trails guidebook. Chapel Hill: Published in Association with the Museum of the Cherokee Indian by the University of North Carolina Press. http://www.worldcat.org/title/cherokee-heritage-trails-guidebook/oclc/50768582

Trail of Tears book coverEhle, John. 1988. Trail of tears: the rise and fall of the Cherokee nation. New York: Doubleday. http://www.worldcat.org/title/trail-of-tears-the-rise-and-fall-of-the-cherokee-nation/oclc/17480066

Finger, John R. 1984. The Eastern Band of Cherokees, 1819-1900. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press. http://www.worldcat.org/title/eastern-band-of-cherokees-1819-1900/oclc/9644210

The dividing paths: Cherokees and South  Carolinians through the era of revolutionHatley, M. Thomas. 1993. The dividing paths: Cherokees and South Carolinians through the era of revolution. New York: Oxford University Press. http://www.worldcat.org/title/dividing-paths-cherokees-and-south-carolinians-through-the-era-of-revolution/oclc/25368448

McCherokee renascence in the New  RepublicLoughlin, William Gerald. 1986. Cherokee renascence in the New Republic. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press. http://www.worldcat.org/title/cherokee-renascence-in-the-new-republic/oclc/13859438

O'Donnell, James H. 1976. The Cherokees of North Carolina in the American Revolution. North Carolina bicentennial pamphlet series, 9. [Raleigh]: North Carolina State University Graphics. http://www.worldcat.org/title/cherokees-of-north-carolina-in-the-american-revolution/oclc/2681154

Perdue, Theda. 1988. The Cherokee. New York: Chelsea House. The Cherokeehttp://www.worldcat.org/title/cherokee/oclc/352573733

Silver, Timothy. 1990. A new face on the countryside: Indians, colonists, and slaves in South Atlantic forests, 1500-1800. Studies in environment and history. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. http://www.worldcat.org/title/new-face-on-the-countryside-indians-colonists-and-slaves-in-south-atlantic-forests-1500-1800/oclc/20422441

The  Cherokees: a population historyThornton, Russell, C. Matthew Snipp, and Nancy Breen. 1990. The Cherokees: a population history. Indians of the Southeast. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press. http://www.worldcat.org/title/cherokees-a-population-history/oclc/20825052

 

Additional Resources:

Encyclopedia of North Carolina CoverPowell, William Stevens, and Jay Mazzocchi. 2006. Encyclopedia of North Carolina. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press. http://www.worldcat.org/title/encyclopedia-of-north-carolina/oclc/67727572

"Cherokee." LearnNC. http://www.learnnc.org/search?tag=Cherokee&project_ID=3,23,24

NC Digital Collections resources (Government & Heritage Library and NC State Archives)

Museum of the Cherokee Indian http://www.cherokeemuseum.org/

NC LIVE resources.

UNC-TV Online: Folkways: Traditions of the Cherokee.

UNC TV Folk Ways: Traditions of the Cherokee site link

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