A Native American tribe who lived in the Southeast in the early nineteenth century; the Cherokees were known as one of the “civilized tribes” because they built schools and published a newspaper. In the 1830s, the United States government forcibly removed most of the tribe to reservations west of the Mississippi River. (See Trail of Tears.)
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The story goes on to marvel that “15 percent of the Cherokees built at the Ohio plant” are “destined for international markets.”
"You feel the fate of John Ross and the Cherokees," author Hampton Sides wrote of Hicks' "probing, eloquent" history.
I called them (the Cherokees) together and made a short speech.
Many Indian tribes hunted in Kentucky, but the Cherokees were the most important.Daniel Boone|Katharine E. Wilkie
Color symbolism plays an important part in the shamanistic system of the Cherokees, no less than in that of other tribes.The Sacred Formulas of the Cherokees|James Mooney
Cherokees and the United States to mutually release prisoners captured one from the other.
The Cherokees agree to establish and maintain on the aforementioned roads the necessary ferries and public houses.