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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cherokee_history

Cherokee history draws upon the oral traditions and written history of the Cherokee people, who are currently enrolled in the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, Cherokee Nation, and United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians, living predominantly in North Carolina and Oklahoma. .... The first known Cherokee contact with Europeans was in late May 1540, ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cherokee

The Cherokee are an indigenous people of the Southeastern Woodlands. Prior to the 18th ... The Cherokee were one of the first, if not the first, major non-European ethnic group to become U.S. citizens. ... The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians is on the Qualla Boundary in western North Carolina; their ancestors resisted or ...

visitcherokeenc.com/cherokee-food

Originally, before European contact, the Cherokee people lived throughout the Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains. The tribal diet commonly consisted of foods ...

visitcherokeenc.com/play/culture

Travel back to the 18th century in the Oconaluftee Indian Village and witness the struggle between the Cherokee and early European settlers in “A Time of War” ...

www.ncpedia.org/cherokee/origins

Part i:Overview; Part ii: Cherokee origins and first European contact; Part iii: Disease, ... Greenfield Lake, Wilmington, NC 1950The Cherokee, members of the  ...

www.blueridgeheritage.com/heritage/cherokee/cherokee-history

Early Cherokee History took place in North Carolina and throughout the ... with an estimated population of 25,000 prior to the arrival of European explorers.

www.accessgenealogy.com/native/cherokee-dna.htm

Aug 29, 2016 ... Are you thinking about a Cherokee DNA test to "prove" your Cherokee ancestry? ... So-called “full-blooded” Cherokees had high levels of European ... This is especially relevant to the North Carolina Cherokee Reservation.

www.learnnc.org/lp/pages/4548

Cherokee culture thrived for thousands of years in the southeastern United States before European contact. When the Europeans settlers arrived, the Indians ...

www.learnnc.org/lp/editions/nchist-twoworlds/1882

Europeans also were astonished that women were the heads of Cherokee households. The Cherokees lived in extended families. This means that several ...