Posts under: Native American Genealogy

Researching Native American Heritage

RESEARCHING Native American HERITAGE A Native American Genealogical Journey  By Jamie K. Oxendine, Lumbee/Creek Editor, Director, Black Swamp InterTribal Foundation Prelude and Disclaimer has received many a request from groups and individuals for help in investigating ones Native American Heritage.  This article is for informational purposes on the...

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Cherokee of Today

The Cherokee Tribe of today is made of 3 different groups that all descend from the same common tribe. Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma citizens resides within 14 counties in  Northeastern Oklahoma, the tribe composes of descendants of those that were forced removed from lands in Southeastern United States during 1838-1839 time period. In...

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Missouri/Arkansas Cherokee

Perhaps one of the most common family stories I hear as I travel throughout Missouri and Arkansas goes something like this: My Great great great Grandmother was "part" Cherokee and escaped from the "Trail of Tears" or something along these lines: My great great great great grandmother hid out in...

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