Some common surnames of Cherokee Indians are Eagle, Tuckahoe, Wickett, Wilenawa and Oconostota, which belong to the Ahnigatogewi, or the Wild Potato Clan. Other surnames include Bentleg, Beaver, Goodpaster, Cornsilk and ... More »

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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 m... More »

Some typical Cherokee names for girls are Adsila and Ama, meaning blossom and water, respectively. Sequoyah and Kanuna are used as boy's names, and the first means sparrow, while the other, bullfrog. More »

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 ph... More »

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 m... 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 »

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... More »