The houses of Cherokee Indians were made using plaster and river cane, and they had thatched roofs. During the winter season, the Cherokee lived in smaller houses built with mud and clay to stay warmer. More »

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 »

Common Cherokee surnames include Rogers, Starr, McDaniel, Lowrey, Gunter, Hicks, Kingfisher, Vann, Ward, Adair, Crittenden, Cornsilk, Sizemore and Smith. Some Cherokee surnames have English, Scots-Irish and Scottish orig... More »

The Cherokee Indians of Southeastern North America lived in dwellings that were constructed from a frame of wood, river cane and vines, and that were coated with plaster made from earth and clay. The roof was made from w... More »

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. More »

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 wi... More »

Cherokee Indians played many games, both when they were children and when they were considered adults. Two of the most popular games played were stick ball and marbles. More »