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American Indians in Antebellum NC
by Nathans, Sydney. American Indians in Antebellum NC Originally published as "A Class All Their Own: American Indians in Antebellum North Carolina" by Sydney Nathans Reprinted with permission from the Tar Heel [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
Junaluska
by McKinney, Gordon B. Junaluska, Cherokee warrior and hero of Andrew Jackson's victory over the Creeks at Horseshoe Bend in 1814, was born near the head of the Little Tennessee River in either Macon County, N.C., or Rabun [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Ross, John
by Powell, William S. John Ross, friend and leader of the Cherokee Indians, was born in Cherokee country near Lookout Mountain in an area that was relinquished by North Carolina to the federal government in the same year. [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Settlement of the Mountains, 1775-1838 (from Tar Heel Junior Historian)
by Holland, Ron. Settlement of the Mountains, 1775-1838 "North Carolina's Final Frontier" Related Entries: Cherokee Indians; Asheville; Regions by Ron Holland Reprinted with permission from the Tar Heel [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
Ward, Nancy (from Tar Heel Junior Historian)
by Wilson, Emily Herring. Children born to Cherokee parents in what is now North Carolina before the Cherokee had any contact with European settlers would have been a members of their mother’s clan. Property belonged to the [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
Yonaguska (or Drowning Bear)
by Perdue, Theda. Yonaguska (or Drowning Bear), was head chief of the Cherokee middle towns in the crucial years from 1800 until his death. The exact date and place of his birth are unknown, but Charles Lanman, who [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
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