Cherokee

SEVEN CLANS of the CHEROKEE SOCIETY

Author: 
Marcelina Reed

From ancient times to today the number seven has been sacred to the Cherokee. Here is a fascinating look at Cherokee society of old when the basic arrangement of Cherokee social, religious and political life was structured into seven clans. Readers will learn about clan names in Cherokee and English, descriptions of power animals, how the matrilineal system worked, marriage customs, government structures, festivals and more. Beautiful full-page, color illustrations throughout.

SECRETS and MYSTERIES of the CHEROKEE LITTLE PEOPLE

Author: 
Lynn Lossiah

New Bilingual Edition

This bilingual edition tells the story about the Yuñwi Tsunsdi (the Little People of the Cherokee), the small mystical beings that played a vital part in traditional Cherokee life and culture. Beautifully illustrated and delightfully told, this is a book for all ages. This book supports the effort to revitalize the learning and use of the Cherokee language.

CHEROKEE LEGENDS and the TRAIL of TEARS

Author: 
Tom B. Underwood

This unique book on the Cherokee feature's children's stories and a sobering, firsthand account of the Trail of Tears by a U.S. soldier who was there. The story is written on the soldier's 80th birthday to his children and recounts his relationship with the Cherokee beginning in 1829, and through 1838 to 1839 when he was part of the infantry that took part in the Trail of Tears.

CHEROKEE DANCE

Author: 
Donald Sizemore

Cherokee ceremonial dances and regalia are described, explained, and illustrated in full-color in this beautiful how to book. Readers will learn the history of The Friendship Dance, The Common Dance, the Burial Dance, the Coat Dance, the Round Dance, the Green Corn Dance, the Corn Dance, the Eagle Dance, the Peace-Pipe Dance, the Pigeon Dance, and the Quail Dance among many others along with the type of regalia worn.