The Cherokee Nation : a history /
University of New Mexico Press,
Table of Contents:
- Theories and legends
- Early invasions
- Beginnings of central government
- Visits back and forth
- "What nation or people am I afraid of?"
- "Let him be wary"
- "President of the nation"
- "I have my young warriors around me"
- "Our cry is all for peace"
- "A pipe and a little tobacco"
- "Perpetual friendship"
- Tecumseh and Red Eagle
- Five treaties in three years
- Many changes taking place
- "The Cherokee are not foreigners"
- The treaty of New Echota
- "Living upon the roots and sap of trees."
- Hundreds of babies died
- Killings on both sides
- The Golden Age
- Confederates and Pins
- Indian territory
- Jurisdictional confusion
- The Dawes Commission and Redbird Smith
- World War II
- The first woman chief
- "What do they want with this old building?"
- "What greater gift can we give our children?"
- Appendices : Principal Chiefs of the Cherokee nation ; Chiefs of the Western Cherokees ; Chiefs of the Texas Cherokees ; The Confederate Cherokee Nation and Chief Stand Watie ; Chiefs of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians ; Chiefs of the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians ; Cherokee nation treaties ; Western Cherokee treaties.