: Homepages of the Cherokee tribal casinos.
: How-to book about Cherokee genealogy.
There are three federally recognized Cherokee tribes, the Cherokee Nation and the Keetoowah Band in Oklahoma and the Eastern Band of Cherokees in North Carolina.
: Anthropology/ethnology books about the Cherokee Indians.
There are three Cherokee tribes: the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma, the United Keetoowah Band in Oklahoma, and the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians in North Carolina.
Story-telling is very important to the Cherokee Indian culture.
Missionary organizer Jeremiah Evarts urged the Cherokee Nation to take their case to the U.S. Supreme Court. The Marshall court ruled that while Native American tribes were sovereign nations (Cherokee Nation v. Georgia, 1831), state laws had no force on tribal lands (Worcester v. Georgia, 1832).
: Tsalagi language revival among the Echota Cherokee tribe.
While the Indian Removal Act made the move of the tribes voluntary, it was often abused by government officials. The best-known example is the . It was negotiated and signed by a small faction of Cherokee tribal members, not the tribal leadership, on December 29, 1835. It resulted in the forced relocation of the tribe in 1838. An estimated 4,000 Cherokee died in the march, now known as the .