The Cherokee People: The Story of the Cherokees from Earliest Origins to Contemporary Times

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Council Oak Books, 1992 - 368 Seiten
This book depicts the Cherokees' ancient culture and lifestyle, their government, dress, and family life. Mails chronicles the fundamentals of vital Cherokee spiritual beliefs and practices, their powerful rituals, and their joyful festivals, as well as the story of the gradual encroachment that all but destroyed their civilization.
 

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The Cherokee people: the story of the Cherokees from earliest origins to contemporary times

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This lengthy account of a tribe that has long captured America's imagination covers Cherokee ways and history from their earliest appearance in the Southeast through the forced removal of most of the ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Veiled Mysteries Origin and Settlement
17
Physical Appearance Material Culture
41
Life Cycle
71
Government and Warfare
85
Healing and the Causes of Disease
117
Ancient Religious Beliefs
141
The Religious Festivals
161
Transformation of a Culture
189
The Western Cherokees
265
The Final Veil
289
EPILOGUE
341
APPENDIX
343
BIBLIOGRAPHY
353
INDEX
359
INDEX OF ILLUSTRATIONS
366
Urheberrecht

The Eastern Cherokees
223

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