Cherokee Indian Reservation / (Leaving) Cherokee Reservation Marker  Cherokee, Swain County, North Carolina.

Cherokee Indian Reservation / (Leaving) Cherokee Reservation Marker Cherokee, Swain County, North Carolina.

Cherokee North Carolina ... oh, the Smokey Mountains!  (Did I mention that I am Cherokee?!?)

Cherokee North Carolina ... oh, the Smokey Mountains! (Did I mention that I am Cherokee?!?)

The Cherokee Indian Reservation is located on the edge of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and is the home of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. These Indians are descended from those who fled to the rugged heart of the Smokies to avoid the removal to Oklahoma.

The Cherokee Indian Reservation is located on the edge of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and is the home of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. These Indians are descended from those who fled to the rugged heart of the Smokies to avoid the removal to Oklahoma.

If you ever visit the Cherokee Indian Reservation in Cherokee, NC, you must see this! Unto These Hills

If you ever visit the Cherokee Indian Reservation in Cherokee, NC, you must see this! Unto These Hills

Bronze statue on Cherokee Indian Reservation near the Harrah's Casino in Cherokee,North Carolina

Famous Cherokee Women

Bronze statue on Cherokee Indian Reservation near the Harrah's Casino in Cherokee,North Carolina

Map of TN tribes in the past - The word "Tennessee" comes from the Cherokee Indian word "Tanasi", which was the name of a major Cherokee town in southeastern TN. There are no federally recognized Indian tribes in TN today. Most Native Americans were forced to leave TN during the Indian Removals of the 1800's. These tribes are not extinct, but except for the descendants of TN Indians who escaped from Removal, they do not live in TN anymore. They were moved to Indian reservations in OK…

Map of TN tribes in the past - The word "Tennessee" comes from the Cherokee Indian word "Tanasi", which was the name of a major Cherokee town in southeastern TN. There are no federally recognized Indian tribes in TN today. Most Native Americans were forced to leave TN during the Indian Removals of the 1800's. These tribes are not extinct, but except for the descendants of TN Indians who escaped from Removal, they do not live in TN anymore. They were moved to Indian reservations in OK…

Museum of the Cherokee Indian in Cherokee, NC    I have already been here but I was little and would like to go again

Museum of the Cherokee Indian in Cherokee, NC I have already been here but I was little and would like to go again

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