Some Cherokee Indian tribal symbols include the numbers four and seven, circles, the owl, the cougar, and trees such as the holly, spruce, laurel and cedar. The cedar tree is particularly sacred to the Cherokee, and its ... 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 »

Dream catchers made by members of the Cherokee tribe feature an elaborate design of interlocking circles and are often as wide as 6 to 12 inches across. The hand-crafted pieces are frequently adorned with beads and feath... More »

Traditional Cherokee Indian clothing was made from animal hides stitched together to make dresses for women and tunics and leggings for men. The edges of the leather were often trimmed into fringes or tassels for decorat... 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 »

Some symbols used by Cherokee warriors include a bloody hand to indicate someone wounded or killed and a left-pointing arrow beneath a right-pointing arrow to represent war. Other symbols include two crossed arrows to re... More »

Early Cherokee people used canoes for water transportation and walking for land transportation. Many tribes used dogs as pack animals to carry supplies. After the Europeans introduced horses to America, the Cherokee inte... More »