Posts under: Native American Genealogy

Researching Native American Heritage

Powwows.com has received many a request from groups and individuals for help in investigating one's Native American Heritage.  This article is for informational purposes on the logistics and projection of such a task.  This is just a beginning in a series on Native American Genealogy. Why Research Your Native American...

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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 reside within 14 counties in  Northeastern Oklahoma, the tribe composes of descendants of those that were forcibly removed from lands in the Southeastern United States during 1838-1839 time...

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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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THE ANI-KIT-U-WAH PEOPLE: AKA THE CHEROKEE

The Ani-Kit-U-Wah People  By: Josiah Hair The Cherokee Tribe of today is made of 3 different groups that all descend from the same common tribe. The Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma These citizens reside within 14 counties in Northeastern Oklahoma.  The tribe composes of descendants of those that were forced removed...

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What is a Native American?

What is Native American?  What an encumbered question.  One might as well ask “Why is the sky blue?” Obviously, a rhetorical question to be profound as one does not need the technical scientific answer to “Why the sky is blue?” The author has been asked the above question concerning Native...

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