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 »

Cherokee Indians, like other Native Americans, have dark hair, brown skin, and a distinct bone structure. notes a broad and flat face and a narrow nose as prominent characteristics; however, actual ph... More »

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 spi... More »

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 af... More »

Important events in the history of the Makah Tribe include the start of the tribe's whale hunting tradition, the spread of disease from Europeans in the late 18th century, the reduction of the southernmost villages in 18... More » History Modern History US History

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 » History Ancient History Ancient America

The Seneca was a tribe within the Iroquois confederacy, for a long time being its most populous member and leading it to a string of great military victories in the 17th century. The Seneca tribe's great power finally wa... More » History Modern History US History