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The late Wilma Mankiller is one of my Cherokee heroes. She was the first modern woman chief of the Oklahoma Cherokees, a dedicated person, and a writer of several non-fiction books.

The late Wilma Mankiller is one of my Cherokee heroes. She was the first modern woman chief of the Oklahoma Cherokees, a dedicated person, and a writer of several non-fiction books.

Cherokee heritage  Please support our daily efforts to collect photos  from around the world for you by visiting:  http://TexasTrim.net Thanx, Bob Lewis, Cherokee Vietnam Vet '68 B52s

Cherokee heritage Please support our daily efforts to collect photos from around the world for you by visiting: http://TexasTrim.net Thanx, Bob Lewis, Cherokee Vietnam Vet '68 B52s

Cherokee. The Cherokee syllabary was invented by a member of the Cherokee nation named Sequoya around 1821. Sequoyah simply took the shape of some English letters and assigned new syllabic values to them. The other signs do not resemble any English letter, and therefore were likely invented by Sequoya. Location: Americas > North America. Time:1821 CE to Present. Direction: Left to Right.

Cherokee. The Cherokee syllabary was invented by a member of the Cherokee nation named Sequoya around 1821. Sequoyah simply took the shape of some English letters and assigned new syllabic values to them. The other signs do not resemble any English letter, and therefore were likely invented by Sequoya. Location: Americas > North America. Time:1821 CE to Present. Direction: Left to Right.

Original Cherokee Land Map - Nette, perhaps she was Cherokee.  This is much more likely than Soux.

Original Cherokee Land Map - Nette, perhaps she was Cherokee. This is much more likely than Soux.

This is the seal of the great Cherokee Nation. It represents pride and dignity.

Black Cherokee Regain Their Rights

Cherokee nation pictures | Cherokee Nation |  Lake Keowee now which covers Keowee Town, site of the capital of the Lower Cherokee Nation. Keowee, meaning "Place of the Mulberries."  Oconee is the last county in the western corner of SC. Oconee means "land beside the water". it's still a fitting name for this beautiful place with its rich history.

Cherokee nation pictures | Cherokee Nation | Lake Keowee now which covers Keowee Town, site of the capital of the Lower Cherokee Nation. Keowee, meaning "Place of the Mulberries." Oconee is the last county in the western corner of SC. Oconee means "land beside the water". it's still a fitting name for this beautiful place with its rich history.

WILMA MANKILLER Cherokee Nation Female Chief- As the first female chief of the Cherokees, from 1985 to 1995, Mankiller led the tribe in tripling its enrollment, doubling employment and building new health centers and children's programs.

WILMA MANKILLER Cherokee Nation Female Chief- As the first female chief of the Cherokees, from 1985 to 1995, Mankiller led the tribe in tripling its enrollment, doubling employment and building new health centers and children's programs.

The Legend of the Cherokee Rose...

“The Legend of the Cherokee Rose ….. History …. “!!

Artist Martha Berry was named a  Cherokee National Living Treasure.

Native treasure

Artist Martha Berry was named a Cherokee National Living Treasure.