The Cherokee Nation



The Cherokee Nation is one of the largest and most important of all the American Indian tribes The first history of the Cherokees to appear in over four decades, this is also the first to be endorsed by the tribe and the first to be written by a Cherokee Robert Conley begins his survey with Cherokee origin myths and legends He then explores their relations with neighboring Indian groups and European missionaries and settlers He traces their forced migrations west, relates their participations on both sides of the Civil War and the wars of the twentieth century, and concludes with an examination of Cherokee life today Conley provides analyses for general readers of all ages to learn the significance of tribal lore and Cherokee tribal law Following the history is a listing of the Principal Chiefs of the Cherokees with a brief biography of each and separate listings of the chiefs of the Eastern Cherokees and the Western Cherokees For those who want to know about Cherokee heritage and history, Conley offers additional reading lists at the end of each chapter. Free Read [ The Cherokee Nation ] author [ Robert J. Conley ] – tiffanydaniels.co.ukThe Cherokee Nation

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  • Hardcover
  • 265 pages
  • The Cherokee Nation
  • Robert J. Conley
  • English
  • 22 April 2017
  • 082633234X

10 thoughts on “The Cherokee Nation

  1. says:

    Part of my research for getting ready to write about my character Piper McLean again, I figured I would read the history of the Cherokee Nation as written by Conley, a Cherokee author This is the only such book endorsed by the Cherokee Nation in Oklahoma, and it was truly an eye opener If casual readers of U.S history know anything about the Cherokee, it s probably the Trails of Tears, the heartrending expulsion of the Cherokee from their traditional homes in the Southeast and their forced ma Part of my research for getting ready to write about my character Piper McLean again, I figured I would read the history of the Cherokee Nation as written by Conley, a Cherokee author This is the only such book endorsed by the Cherokee Nation in Oklahoma, and it was ...

  2. says:

    This brief history of the Cherokee people stretches from origin myths and archaelogical evidence of Cherokee prehistory in the Southeast of North America to the election of Chad Corntassel Smith as Principal Chief in 1999 Clearly, in a book of only 242 pages exclusive of appendices and index , the author has set a breakneck pace However, the basic facts are all here with enough narrative and interpretation to make for a good read Also, Conley has provided lists of additional reading source This brief history of the Cherokee people stretches from origin myths and archaelogical evidence of Cherokee prehistory in the Southeast of North America to the election of Chad Corntassel Smith as Principal Chief in 1999 Clearly, in a book of only 242 pages exclusive of appendices and index , the author has set a breakneck pace However, the basic facts are all here with enough narrative and interpretation to make for a good read Also, Conley has provided lists of additional reading sources at the end of each chapter along with a glossary of unfamiliar words and phrases Those features make his book an ideal primer.The inescapable themes of this historical survey are, of course, the European and Euro American inhumanity to the Cherokees but also the clear culpability of some Cherokee leaders, the helpfulness of many whites, and the dignity and cultural worth of the Cherokee Nation as a whole If you are just starting your study of Native America...

  3. says:

    Absolutely wonderfully written and easy to follow A precise history of the Cherokee Nation a good read for those who are Tsalagi and even for those who are not

  4. says:

    The Cherokee Nation is an excellent resource Despite the fact that it is a broad overview of Cherokee history, it manages to pack in a surprising amount of information I was also very pleased to discover helpful Further Reading lists at the end of each chapter The book itself was very interesting and a fairly easy read Many history books about Native Americans are slanted heavily in one direction or the other, which makes it very hard to be sure of what actually happened in any particula The Cherokee Nation is an excellent resource Despite the fact that it is a broad overview of Cherokee history, it manages to pack in a surprising amount of information I was also very pleased to discover helpful Further Reading lists at the end of each chapter The book itself was very interesting and a fairly easy read Many history books about Native Americans are slanted heavily in one direction or the other, which makes it very hard to be sure of what actually happened in any partic...

  5. says:

    In reviewing this book, I feel it necessary to give a little bit of personal disclosure as to my perspective on this book 1 Among thedecisive aspects of my own personal background insofar as it relates to my view of this book is the fact that I am descended from renegade Cherokee who were so deeply afraid of how the government would act towards them that they hid out in caves and, to this day, carry the scars and consequences of having never come to terms with the government by signing In ...

  6. says:

    Robert J Conley is a member of the Cherokee Tribe who has written over seventy books It is therefore no surprise to find that The Cherokee Nation A History New Mexico University of New Mexico Press, 2005 is an interesting and informative read This non fiction history book is clearly written, well organized, and offers a panoramic overview of the Cherokee people, from prehistoric times to the modern day.The book begins by discussing various origin theories, both mythic and anthropologica Robert J Conley is a member of the Cherokee Tribe who has written over seventy books It is theref...

  7. says:

    An interesting book that can be used in a lot of different categories The short chapters are followed by 1 a source list and suggestions for further reading and 2 a glossary of terms Like many tribes native to North America, the Cherokee society was originally based on matrilineal descent and sought to maintain a balance within nature Land was held in common and most everyone had a say in governing the tribe When the Europeans arrived the Native American culture began changing, becoming mo An interesting book that can be used in a lot of different categories The short chapters are followed by 1 a source list and suggestions for further reading and 2 a glossary of terms Like many tribes native to North America, the Cherokee society was originally based on matrilineal descent and sought to maintain a balance within nature Land was held in common and most everyone had a say in governing the tribe When the Europeans arrived the Native America...

  8. says:

    Conley has written a great and extensive history of the Cherokee people however, I believe it is missing one very important element What happened to the Cherokee in North Carolina To be honest, the North Carolina...

  9. says:

    Fair introduction to the history of the Cherokee More like a brief collection of historical essays in chronological order but it introduces the topic well enough and each chapter has a generous bibliography for further reading Whatcan you ask for brief overall

  10. says:

    Solid, overall view of from pre Invasion until the overthrow of Chief Joe Byrd and the first election of Chad Smith.

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