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BOOKS

RECOMMENDED FOR READING

This list is only to get you started, and by no means all-inclusive.
Check with your local library or book store to obtain a copy.
 

BOOKS ABOUT CHEROKEES

A HUNDRED MILES OF BAD ROAD By Dwight W. Birdwell and Keith William Nolan. ISBN:  0-89141-628-5

CHEROKEE TREE By Paul B. Thomas

FIRE AND THE SPIRITS Cherokee Law from Clan to Court By Rennard Strickland.  ISBN: 0-8061-1227-1  Volume 133 in The Civilization of the American Indian Series.

James Mooney's HISTORY, MYTHS, AND SACRED FORMULAS OF THE CHEROKEES ISBN:  0-914875-19-1

HISTORY OF THE CHEROKEE INDIANS AND THEIR LEGENDS AND FOLK LORE By Emmet Starr.   ISBN: 0527857009

THE CHEROKEES By Grace Steele Woodward  Library of Congress Card Number 63-8986.

THE INTRUDERS The Illegal Residents of the Cherokee Nation 1866-1907 By Nancy Hope Sober.

MANKILLER - A Chief and Her People. An Autobiography by the Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation By Wilma Mankiller and Michael Wallis.  ISBN:  0-312-09868-5

 

THE UNITED KEETOOWAH BAND of Cherokee Indian in Oklahoma By Georgia Rae Leeds.  ISBN:  0-8204-2720-9

WEAVING NEW WORLDS Cherokee Women and Their Basketry By Sarah H. Hill ISBN:  0-8078-2345-7(Cloth-alk.paper) ISBN:  0-8078-4650-3(pbk-alk.paper)

 

BOOKS ABOUT CHEROKEE GENEOLOGY

CHEROKEE ROOTS Volume 1:  Eastern Cherokee Rolls By Bob Blankenship ISBN: 0-963774-1-8

CHEROKEE ROOTS Volume 2:  Western Cherokee Rolls By Bob Blankenship ISBN:  0-9633774-2-6

DESCENDANTS OF AUSTIN RIDER & MARY "POLLY" STARR "Ani-Yun-Wi-Ya" Real People.  By Sandi Garrett, Cherokee Woman Publishing, P.O. Box 48, Spavinaw, OK. 74366-0048.

ONLY THE NAMES REMAIN Volumes 1-6 By Sandi Garrett, Cherokee Woman Publishing, P.O. Box 48, Spavinaw, OK 74366-0048.  Email Sandi

WHERE ARE MY CHEROKEES By Sandi Garrett, Cherokee Woman Publishing, P.O. Box 48, Spavinaw, OK 74366-0048

 

BOOKS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS

AND STILL THE WATERS RUN The Betrayal of the Five Civilized Tribes By Angie Debo.  ISBN:  0-0691-04615-8(hardcover); ISBN:  0-691-00578-8(paperback)

INDIAN GIVERS By Jack Weatherford. ISBN:  0-449-90496-2

NATIVE AMERICAN LEGENDS Southeastern Legends: Tales from the Natchez, Caddo, Biloxi, Chickasaw, and other Nations. Complied and edited by George E. Lankford. ISBN: 0-87483-038-9

NATIVE ROOTS By Jack Weatherford.  ISBN: 0-449-90713-9

THE RIGHTS OF INDIANS AND TRIBES The Basic ACLU Guide to Indian and Tribal Rights By Stephen L. Pevar.  ISBN:  0-8093-1768-0

 
 

BOOKS BY CHEROKEES

A HUNDRED MILES OF BAD ROAD By Dwight W. Birdwell and Keith William Nolan. ISBN:  0-89141-628-5

MANKILLER - A Chief and Her People. An Autobiography by the Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation By Wilma Mankiller and Michael Wallis.  ISBN:  0-312-09868-5

NATIONAL STATUARY HALL Guidebook for a Walking Tour  By Philip H. Viles, Jr. ISBN:  0-9645321-1-5
 

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