CASE NO. JAT-97-29-B

http://www.thepeoplespaths.net/Cherokee/LegalDocuments/JAT9729B-Ragsdale-v-CNbyrd.pdf IN THE JUDICIAL APPEALS TRIBUNAL OF THE CHEROKEE NATION CASE NO. JAT-97-29-B WILLIAM PATRICK RAGSDALE, SHARON WRIGHT, BRIAN BLAIR, GREG CHUCKLUCK, BAXTER PATTON, MIKE DAWES, VINCE...
Cherokee Word List V

Cherokee Word List V

English to Cherokee ~ Words and Phrases Beginning with “V” Vacancies – Tsusiwa Vacancy – Udlanvdvi Vacant – Usiwa Vacation – Unatsowesolvsdv Vague – Nuwelisdvna Vain – Nulisgediyvna Valley – Ugedaliyv Valuable...
Cherokee Word List B

Cherokee Word List B

English to Cherokee ~ Words and Phrases Beginning with “B” Babble – Utsati gawonisgi Babies – Tsunasdii Baby – Usdi Bachelor – Asgaya udal nigesvna Back – Gasohi Backbite – Usonv aduhisdodi Backbone – Gatesge...
Pigments and Dyes

Pigments and Dyes

Cherokee Culture Notes Edited and Revised: August 27, 2000 Fact Sheet Author Unknown Edited by: Wendell Cochran, Tahlequah, OK Pigments and Dyes Pigments and dyes produced by Native Americans using organic materials are not nearly as brilliant as those we have become...
Wichita North Redskins

Wichita North Redskins

“Remarks by Clem Ironwing, Sioux, during a public Mascot/Identity Committee hearing.” – November 11, 1996 In the spring of 1996 Wichita Unified School District 259, Wichita Kansas, formed a Committee on Desegregation. This committee made a unanimous...
Cherokee Word List D

Cherokee Word List D

English to Cherokee ~ Words and Phrases Beginning with “D” Daily – Tsugitsvnvda Dairy – Waga Diganegiedi Damage – Uyotsvhi Damaged – Ayostanvhi Damp – Gadulida Dance – Alasgida Danced – Unalasgisv Dances –...
ICWA Legislative Summary – 1996

ICWA Legislative Summary – 1996

Written by David Simmons National Indian Child Welfare Association, Staff Member The Congress began with renewed attacks on the ICWA from House of Representatives members Deborah Pryce (OH-R) and Todd Tiahrt (KS-R). Both introduced stand alone bills, H.R. 3156 and...
The View From The Hogan #XB

The View From The Hogan #XB

Ya’a’tee I’ve had difficulty getting the time to send out the latest VFH, so I add this addendum. The following is a statement made by Roberta Blackgoat just a few days ago. She would appreciate it if her words were distributed. Uncle Jake RELIGION...
Begaye On Bulldozing of Sundance Site

Begaye On Bulldozing of Sundance Site

Statement by the President of the Navajo Nation, Kelsey A. Begaye, on the bulldozing of HPL Sundance Ceremony site by the Hopi Tribe. Window Rock, Navajo Nation (Arizona) – The Hopi governmentís decision to bulldoze the Sundance ceremony site at Big Mountain is...
Cherokee Word List Y-Z

Cherokee Word List Y-Z

English to Cherokee ~ Words and Phrases Beginning with “Y & Z” Yacht – Tsiyu Yam – Uladvhi Yankee – Unilutsvhi Yard – Sutlilodv Yards – Iyutlilodv Yarn – Uwani asti Yawn – Uhalogesgv Year – Sudetiyvda...
Cherokee Clothing and Adornment

Cherokee Clothing and Adornment

Cherokee Culture Notes Edited and Revised: August 27, 2000 Fact Sheet Author Unknown Edited by: Wendell Cochran, Tahlequah, OK Cherokee Clothing and Adornment The earliest description of southeastern Indian costumes might apply to the Cherokee was written by Adair (p....
Cherokee Word List W

Cherokee Word List W

English to Cherokee ~ Words and Phrases Beginning with “W” Wabble – Atsoasedi Waddle – Squala alasgvdi Wade – Aduhinvsdi Wage – Adatlosgi Wages – Gegaguyvehv Wagon – Daqualelu Wail – Asgonasdi Waist –...
Woven Fabrics and Basketry

Woven Fabrics and Basketry

Cherokee Culture Notes Edited and Revised: August 27, 2000 Fact Sheet Author Unknown Edited by: Wendell Cochran, Tahlequah, OK Woven Fabrics and Basketry Very few examples of pre-history Cherokee textiles and weaving have survived due to the hot damp climate of the...
Border Rights

Border Rights

TUCSON – At dawn there is the scent of coffee and pinto beans, the sound of Spanish language television and the dampness of the swamp cooler in the Sonoran Desert heat. Outside, a relative sleeps in the cool beneath the trees. When Jose Matus, Yaqui ceremonial...
National Living Treasure Nominations

National Living Treasure Nominations

Sought by Cherokee National Holiday Committee Cherokee Nation, Oklahoma, News TAHLEQUAH, OK – The Cherokee National Holiday committee is seeking nominations for the fifteenth annual National Living Treasures awards. The awards will be presented during the 50th...
The First Inhabitants – The Hopi

The First Inhabitants – The Hopi

“History, Rights, Joint Use, HPL” Provided by the Hopi Tribe All of the land within today’s northeastern Arizona was once a part of the Hopi tutsqua, the ancestral and sacred homeland of the Hopi. It is estimated the tutsqua covers over 18 million...
Cherokee Word List J

Cherokee Word List J

English to Cherokee ~ Words and Phrases Beginning with “J” Jack – Tsegi Jacket – Gasalena Jackrabbit – Utanatsisdu Jail – Didasdudi Jailor – Didasduhvsgi Janitor – Galitsode agatiya January – Unolvtani Jar –...
Cherokee Word List H

Cherokee Word List H

English to Cherokee ~ Words and Phrases Beginning with “H” Habit – Iyadvnelidasdi Habits – Iyunadvnelidasdi Hack – Agvhaluyv Had – Ayehv Hag – Unegilvdi agayvli Hail – Ganesosgv Hair – Usdiyegv Hairy –...
Prophecy Message and Statement

Prophecy Message and Statement

Delivered and Submitted 11/23/93 “CRY OF THE EARTH” General Assembly, United Nations, New York September 1962 Re-submitted 11/23/93 by the Grandson of Monongye, Manuel Hoyungowa, Messenger from Sovereign Hopi Nation and Prophecy Message of Monongye,...
Thanksgiving Day Celebrates A Massacre

Thanksgiving Day Celebrates A Massacre

Research compiled, October 19, 1990 by Johyn Westcott and Paul Apidaca William B. Newell, a Penobscot Indian and former chairman of the Anthropology department at the University of Connecticut, says that the first official Thanksgiving Day celebrated the massacre of...

Deposition of Chief Joe Byrd

IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOUR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF OKLAHOMA SWIDLER & BERLIN, CHARTERED ) 3000 K STREET, N.W. ) SUITE 300 WASHINGTON, D.C. 20007 ) ) Plaintiff, ) ) vs. ) Civil Action ) Number PAULA HOLDER ) CIV-97-676-B TROY POTEETE ) BARBARA SCOTT )...
Cherokee Word List R

Cherokee Word List R

English to Cherokee ~ Words and Phrases Beginning with “R” Rabbi – Tsusi alitsadohvsgi Rabbit – Tsisdu Raccoon – Gvli Race – Tsunadalenvda yvwi Rack – Atlodi Racket – Unoyvgv Radiant – Dulvsadv Radiator –...
Big Mountain Sun Dance 2001 Report

Big Mountain Sun Dance 2001 Report

“This tree is a prophecy. That’s what the Hopi rangers don’t understand. This tree is the fulfillment of a prophecy. This is the end of the 4th world in Hopi prophecy. The name of the 5th world is the World of Glittering Trees.” — Joseph...
Psuedo Shamans Cherokee Statement

Psuedo Shamans Cherokee Statement

By Richard L. Allen, EdD Research & Policy Analyst Cherokee Nation Greetings: The Cherokee Nation is overwhelmed with those charlatans who fraudulently claim to be shaman, spiritual leaders or descendents of a Cherokee princess. Such individuals make such claims...
Spirituality of Many Tribes Diluted

Spirituality of Many Tribes Diluted

“Lakota spirituality is the one thing that must not be stolen.” Notes From Indian Country, By Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) It seems to me that the spirituality (religion) of so many Indian tribes has become diluted by overexposure and by flagrant abuse by...

News Releases of July 2, 1998

Rex Earl Starr, Battles, Finley and Joe Byrd Added As Defendents To Illegal Wire Tapping Lawsuit Received from, Mr. Charles W. Shipley Shipley, Jennings & Champlin 201 West Fifth Street Tulsa, Oklahoma PRESS RELEASE July 2, 1998 Today in the United States District...
Desecration of Sacred Sundance Ground

Desecration of Sacred Sundance Ground

BIG MOUNTAIN, AZ – Today (8-17-01) at approximately 5:00 a.m., the Office of Hopi Lands, Hopi Range Management, Resource Enforcement Services, Hopi Tribal Police, Navajo County Sheriff, and BIA impoundment trailers entered Camp Ana Mae, a sacred religious area...
North American Indian Historical Sites

North American Indian Historical Sites

Mounds, Pyramids, Related National and State Parks Regional Information & Sites | Alabama | Alaska | Arizona | Arkansas | California | Florida | Georgia | Illinois | Indiana | Iowa | Kentucky | Minnesota | Mississippi | Montana | New Hampshire | New Mexico | North...
How Effective Was Navajo Code?

How Effective Was Navajo Code?

“One Former Captive Knows” By Tim Korte, Sanostee, New Mexico By the close of World War II, Army Sgt. Joe Kieyoomia shared something with the secret words employed by the Navajo Code Talkers: both were like granite against Japanese efforts to break them....
Cherokee Word List M

Cherokee Word List M

English to Cherokee ~ Words and Phrases Beginning with “M” Ma – Etsi Machine – Gotlvnvdodi Machinery – Gotlvnidasdi Machines – Digvtanidasdi Machinist – Gotlvnvsgi Mad – Uhnalvhi Madam – Ageyv Made –...
Cherokee Word List I

Cherokee Word List I

English to Cherokee ~ Words and Phrases Beginning with “I” Ice – Unesdala Ice Cream – Agadatlvda unesdala Idea – Adanvtedi Ideal – Ulilohi Idealize – Galvquododiyi Ideals – Tsulilohi Ideas – Adanvtesgv Idiot...
Rosebud Sioux Tribe Supreme Court

Rosebud Sioux Tribe Supreme Court

Text of decision on jurisdiction in malt liquor case. The following is by and from, Bob Gough, Stu Kaler and Jonny BearCub Stiffarm, Attorneys for the Estate of Tasunke Witko. Email: Rpwgough@aol.com There have been numerous requests for the posting of the Rosebud...
Libraries, Books, Stories & Images

Libraries, Books, Stories & Images

**LIBRARIES Oracle: ThinkQuest Library “Over 7,000 web sites created by students around the world who have participated in a ThinkQuest Competition.” ThinkQuest Library: Native Americans Institute of Museums and Library Services Native American Library...
The Spirit of Our People

The Spirit of Our People

“Subsistence &Federal Recognition of Tribes” Guest column by Evon Peter, Gwich’in As Alaska Native peoples we are again at a critical point in time. The decisions we make and the actions we take will forever impact the spirit of our people and...
Big Mountain Under Siege

Big Mountain Under Siege

From the Southeastern foothills of Big Mountain – We wish to say our words to our Indigenous brothers and sisters and other concerned people. By now you have heard the news that we were recently under military siege (armed Hopi Rangers, armed Navajo police,...
Dismissal of Charges Disappoints Hopi’s

Dismissal of Charges Disappoints Hopi’s

Over seven months after their arrest at Camp Anna Mae on the HPL, charges of trespass were dismissed against Joella Ashkie, Ruth Benally, Louise Benally, Elvira Horseherder and Pauline Whitesinger. The five Navajo women were arrested on July 11, 2001 and charged with...
Cherokee Word List E

Cherokee Word List E

English to Cherokee ~ Words and Phrases Beginning with “E” Each – Anisiyvwiha Eager – Uduladi iyadvnedi Eagle – Wohali Ear – Galeni Earlier – Igvyigesdodi Earliest – Igvyiditlvsdi Earliest convenience – Igvyi...
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