Nancy Ward. Cherokee name: Nanye-hi One who goes about. Born 1738 in Chota which was the capital of the Cherokee Nation. She was a brave or chief of the Delawares. In a battle against the Creeks her husband was killed. She took up his rifle and led the Cherokee to victory. She was 18 at the time and given the title Ghi-Ga-U. Beloved Woman.

Nancy Ward. Cherokee name: Nanye-hi One who goes about. Born 1738 in Chota which was the capital of the Cherokee Nation. She was a brave or chief of the Delawares. In a battle against the Creeks her husband was killed. She took up his rifle and led the Cherokee to victory. She was 18 at the time and given the title Ghi-Ga-U. Beloved Woman.

Willma Mankiller, Cherokee---Notice the content of the quotation. We would rather be called by the name of our ancestors...Cherokee, Navajo, Lokota, Apache, Arapaho...Native American and Indian are what others conjured up for us. But if you must, call us Indians.

Willma Mankiller, Cherokee---Notice the content of the quotation. We would rather be called by the name of our ancestors...Cherokee, Navajo, Lokota, Apache, Arapaho...Native American and Indian are what others conjured up for us. But if you must, call us Indians.

Tallapoosa County courthouse, Dadeville, Alabama. Interesting story about this place. Early deeds record Cherokee names.

Tallapoosa County courthouse, Dadeville, Alabama. Interesting story about this place. Early deeds record Cherokee names.

Cherokee Community of North Texas C/O David Holliday 5454 La Sierra Drive, Suite 203 Dallas, Texas 75231 Ph. 214.361.8941 Fax 214.363.7734 Email northtexascommunity@cherokee.org

Cherokee Community of North Texas C/O David Holliday 5454 La Sierra Drive, Suite 203 Dallas, Texas 75231 Ph. 214.361.8941 Fax 214.363.7734 Email northtexascommunity@cherokee.org

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