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The Great Law of Peace is shared from generation to generation through oral tradition using a series of wampum belts, held by the confederacy, to help to share the story.

The Great Law of Peace is shared from generation to generation through oral tradition using a series of wampum belts, held by the confederacy, to help to share the story. Never forget "The Trail Of Tears.

Wab Kinew on the Stereotypes about Natives in Canada

Wab Kinew on the Stereotypes about Natives in Canada

Atotarho Belt ( Mohawk) Thadoda:ho Belt ( Cayuga) The 14 diamonds signify that the Great Binding Law is lodged in the hearts of the fourteen sachems who are the keepers of the Central Council Fire. They are the Onondagas of the Six Nations Confederacy They guard the Council Fire and keep it clean and bright. It was the duty of Thadoda:ho, the principal Onondaga chief, and his colleagues to be the keepers of the Great Council Fire.

Atotarho Belt ( Mohawk) Thadoda:ho Belt ( Cayuga) The 14 diamonds signify that the Great Binding Law is lodged in the hearts of the fourteen sachems who are the keepers of the Central Council Fire.

Handmade Weddings: Native Alaskan Splendor

crankyskirt: “ “My cousin Jody Potts made my niece Nazhre, who was our flower girl, a beaded hide dress with porcupine quillwork. My Great Aunt Adeline Potts made my wedding dress out of white elk.

Jack Norton is Emeritus Professor of Native American Studies at Humboldt State University. He is of Hupa/Cherokee descent and an enrolled member of the Yurok Nation. He was the first California Indian to be appointed to the Rupert Costo Chair in American Indian History at the University of California, Riverside. Prof. Norton is the author of "Genocide in Northwestern California, When Our Worlds Cried". LBD

Jack Norton is Emeritus Professor of Native American Studies at Humboldt State University. He is of Hupa/Cherokee descent and an enrolled member of the Yurok Nation. He was the first California Indian to be appointed to the Rupert Costo Chair in American Indian History at the University of California, Riverside. Prof. Norton is the author of "Genocide in Northwestern California, When Our Worlds Cried". LBD

During the 1800's, the Cherokee Indians lived in hand crafted log buildings and farmed the land.  The capital of the Cherokee Nation was located in New Echhota in the North Georgia Mountains. They lived in peace until the Trail of Tears when they were relocated to Oklahoma in 1831. A sad time in American History. You will see these farmstead bui...

Indians were to be removed voluntarily By the terms of the treaty (Fort Jackson 1814 – Creek Indian War) the Indians were not to be removed except voluntarily. The whites were not to come in as settlers until after the .

names of cherokee moons

Names of the cherokee moons. Cherokee months in the cherokee language, and an explanation of the meaning of each month. Over 2000 articles about native americans.

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