Cherokee mother and children. Note the African American child with them. That was a common thing then.

FAMILY Many Native Americans welcomed African Americans into their villages. Even as slaves many African Americans became part of a family group, and many intermarried with Native Americans - thus many later became classified as Black Indians

The sacrifice of Native Americans ;; ha this made me giggle :) gotta love the nishnob life x)

Must be tough so true.people complaining about immigrants should remember they wouldn't be here if it wasn't for immigration-legal or not. Unless of course you are Native American, then by all means, feel free to complain!

NOVA scienceNOW: "The Secret Life of Scientists & Engineers," meet neuroscientist Mayim Bialik, who discusses her long-held fascination with...

This is a great lesson plan for teaching Author's Purpose. This lesson plan is geared for grades and is from PBS.

Cherokee Indians and African Americans | afro, native americans and Black Indians

Shonda Buchanan Choctaw, Coharie, Cherokee & African heritage Author of “Who’s Afraid of Black Indians?” :: POEM :: “The Trail” by Shonda Buchanan (For the Staffords, Roberts, Manuels and.

Map of TN tribes in the past - The word "Tennessee" comes from the Cherokee Indian word "Tanasi", which was the name of a major Cherokee town in southeastern TN. There are no federally recognized Indian tribes in TN today. Most Native Americans were forced to leave TN during the Indian Removals of the 1800's. These tribes are not extinct, but except for the descendants of TN Indians who escaped from Removal, they do not live in TN anymore. They were moved to Indian reservations in OK…

These are the original inhabitants of the area that is now Tennessee. There are no federally recognized Indian tribes in Tennessee today.

Cherokees Natives Americans Indian Women | Tsianina, a Cherokee Native American woman. Photo taken between 1920 ...

NA Indian maid-Tsianina Redfeather Blackstone, an American Indian princess who sang on the Metropolitan Opera stage and on the battlefields of France during World War a Cherokee Native American woman.

Elizabeth "Betsy" Brown Stephens (1903), a Cherokee Indian who walked the Trail of Tears in 1838.

Elizabeth "Betsy" Brown Stephens a Cherokee Indian who walked the Trail of Tears in 1838 ------ Learn and talk about Trail of Tears, American Old West, Cherokee Nation Chickasaw tribe, Ethnic cleansing in the United States

Cherokee Indian Brave / 1915; Eastern Cherokees near Ashville, N.C.

Cherokee Indian Brave / Eastern Cherokees near Ashville, N. (It may interest some readers to know that Val Kilmer and Johnny Depp are Cherokees.