Two Main Theories Of The Cherokee Tribe

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The Cherokee Tribe

The Cherokee Indians referred to them selves Ani-Yunwiya witch means Principal People.
Nobody really knows why their tribes name is Cherokee, people think that it comes from Choctaw witch means mountain people. There are two main theories of Cherokee origins. One is that the Cherokee, an Iroquoian-speaking people, are relative latecomers to Southern Appalachia, who may have migrated in late prehistoric times. Another thing people think is that the Cherokee had been in the Southeast for thousands of years.

Researchers in the nineteenth century recorded conversations with elders who recounted a tradition of the Cherokee people 's migrating south from the Great Lakes. By the 19th century, European settlers in the United States

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