The Cherokee Indians enjoyed making a variety of crafts for both aesthetic and functional reasons, including pottery items such as peace pipes and bowls, baskets made from buckbrush and honeysuckle as well as clothing with unique dyes and marbles. The clothing that is p...
Cherokee Indians, like other Native Americans, have dark hair, brown skin, and a distinct bone structure. AccessGenealogy.com notes a broad and flat face and a narrow nose as prominent characteristics; however, actual physical appearance among Cherokee’s may vary.
The Cherokee Indians lived in log cabins reinforced with mud and wood. They settled in the southeast woodland region of America, although originally they were from the Great Lakes area.
The Cherokee Indians consumed meat from hunting, such as wild turkeys and deer, as well as grains like corn. Cherokee women did the majority of the farming while the Cherokee men did the majority of the hunting. Together, they provided enough food to feed their families...
Before Europeans discovered America, the Cherokee Indians migrated from the Great Lakes region to the southeastern portion of the country, settling in Georgia and the Carolinas primarily. They lived in log cabins, and after becoming acquainted with European settlers, ev...
The central belief system guiding Cherokee Indian life assigns importance to various numbers, rewards good, punishes evil, acknowledges the powers of certain animals and establishes protocols for associating with the spirited Little People. Cherokee Indians, like other ...
Common Cherokee Indian names include Dustu which means "spring frog" and Oconostota which means "warrior of Chota." Other popular Cherokee Indian names include Degataga which means "standing together" and Gawonii which means "he is speaking."