Cherokee Indian Reservation Established by United States for the Eastern Band of Cherokee after the removal of Marker is near Cherokee, North Carolina, in Swain County. Marker is on Ela Road (U. on the left when traveling west
There are 7 clans of the Cherokee Indian. It is important to know this because they are not allowed to marry inside their clan. The women are the head of household in the Cherokee so membership is attained through the mother.