The Cherokee Indians do not generally use one symbol to represent an idea or set of ideas, but they do rely on an alphabet. The symbols for the word family are ᏏᏓᏁᎸᎯ. More » World View Symbolism

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 » History Modern History US History

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 » History Modern History US History
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