Traditionally, people of the Cherokee Nation enjoyed a staple food diet that included the "three sisters," or corn, beans, potatoes and squash. Meat staples of the past were deer and turkey. Other foods incorporated into... More » History Modern History US History

The Cherokee primarily traded skins and furs for the settlers' tools and weapons. Before the settlers arrived, the Cherokee had only hunted animals for their meat, so the trading significantly changed the Cherokee's ever... More » History Modern History

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 » History Modern History US History
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