The Cherokee Nation : a history /

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Conley, Robert J.
Format: eBook
Published: Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2007, ©2005
Online Access:CONNECT
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
  • Oklahoma
  • World War II
  • Renaissance
  • Self-determination
  • 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.