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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 »

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There are many Southeast Indian tribes, but the best-known are the Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Creek, Natchez and Seminole. These tribes, also known as the people of the Southeastern Woodlands, hail from the states of ... More »

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Though most modern Creek now live in Oklahoma, they originated in the Southeastern United States. The Creek confederacy formed after the collapse of previous southeastern cultures following exposure to European disease. ... More »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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Cherokee Indians have facial features similar to those of other American Indians, which include high cheekbones, almond-shaped eyes, heavy eyelids, large front teeth, heavy earlobes and bronze skin. However, not all Cher... More »

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