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Origins Of Cherokee Society Discussed At Meeting

 

January 25, 2018



Once called “the principled people,” the Cherokee were the largest tribe of the southern Native Americans. About 25,000 strong, the Cherokee were part of the Five Civilized Tribes, along with the Creek, Choctaw, Chickasaw and the Seminole Indians.

The Cherokee cultivated and hunted in what is now Transylvania County, and some of the first white settlers in the county — the McCalls, Galloways and Owens — planted roots here because when they arrived they saw buffalo, elk and deer thriving in a healthy forest that had been carefully managed for hundreds of years.

Yvonne McCall-Di...



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