The Cherokee Nation: Life Before the Tears

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This anthology details the lives and traditions of Cherokees in the 18th century, before they were forced to leave their homelands in Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama, and North Carolina on the relocation journey west that became known as the Trail of Tears. Included in this collection are legends such as How the World Was Made and The First Fire, poetry, essays about Cherokee customs, Sequoyah's role in inventing the Cherokee alphabet, samples of America's first bilingual newspaper, and illustrations and photographs.

The Cherokee Nation: Life Before the Tears 1970, History Compass

ISBN-13: 9781878668264

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