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Cherokee roll numbers can be found under the "Dawes Roll" tab on the United States National Archives website, located at archives.gov. The Cherokee are one of the five Native-American nations counted. The website also li... More »

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Cherokee genealogy can be traced using someone's family history, the federal census and official government rolls of Indian population. The first step is to trace someone's family tree back as far as possible using stand... More »

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In order to receive a number on the Dawes Rolls, a Choctaw individual needed to establish a listing on a prior roll and the meet residency requirements put forth by the Dawes Commission. Other requirements included proof... More »

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Sequoyah and Nancy Ward are two famous Cherokee Indians. Sequoyah invented the Cherokee writing system, and Nancy Ward played an important role in political decisions regarding the Cherokee. More »

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Oklahoma Indian roll numbers refer to lists of Native Americans who chose to enroll for and were approved for membership among the First Five Civilized Tribes – the Cherokee, the Chickasaw, the Choctaw, the Creek and the... More »

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Some of the different Indian, or Native American, peoples that inhabited North America at one time or another include the Apache, Blackfoot, Cherokee, Cheyenne and Comanche. Other tribes include the Crow, Navajo, Nez Per... 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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