The Cherokee tribe descended from the Iroquois and migrated from the Great Lakes to settle parts of Georgia, Tennessee, and North and South Carolina. The tribe’s initial contacts with Europeans proved disastrous when sma... More »

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The Cherokee lived in small villages of about 400 to 500 people, in 30 to 60 homes, indicating the existence of an extended family structure consisting of multiple generations under one roof. The villages often contained... More »

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Some Cherokee names for girls and their meanings are as follows; Adsila - blossom, Ama - water, Sequoia - redwood, Immookalee - waterfall, Usdi - baby, Awinita - fawn, Leotie - flower of the prairie, Hialeah - beautiful ... More »

The Cherokee Indians were originally part of the Iroquois tribe of the Great Lakes region of America, but at some point before the arrival of the Europeans, they were forced to move to the southeast. The Cherokee first c... More »

The Iroquois are made up of five different tribes that settled around upstate New York 4,000 years ago; this Five Nations Iroquois Confederacy included the Seneca, Mohawk, Oneida, Cayuga and Onondaga. The Iroquois langua... More »

The Pueblo peoples emerged from the ancient Anasazi agricultural culture. Early Spanish explorers named the Pueblo after the Spanish word for "town"; unlike many nearby tribes, the Pueblo lived in permanent settlements. ... More »

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The longhouse was the symbol of the Iroquois culture and the emblem of the five nations. The longhouse was believed to be the first sound structure meant to stand for long periods of time without moving in the Native Ame... More »

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