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...

Hunting and Fishing Rights

Final brief in the Chad Smith “fishing rights” case. It is now up to the court to make final judgment. IN THE COURT OF CRIMINAL APPEALS STATE OF OKLAHOMA STEVEN EUGENE HANES,) Appellant,) vs.) Case No. M- 97-1401 STATE OF OKLAHOMA,) Appellee.) REPLY BRIEF...
Cherokee Word List U

Cherokee Word List U

English to Cherokee ~ Words and Phrases Beginning with “U” Udder – Hawinaditlv Ugly – Unegilvdi Ulcer – Gawosgv Ulterior – Didalenisgv Ultimo – Soi tsikalv Umbra – Adawadisdi Umbrella – Adawadvisdi Umpire –...
Cherokee World List K

Cherokee World List K

English to Cherokee ~ Words and Phrases Beginning with “K” Keen – Ugisadv Keep – Asquanigododi Keeper – Ugasesdi Keeping – Usquanigodv Keeps – Usquanigodi Keg – Svdoni Kennel – Gili uniyvsdi Kept –...
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...

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 –...
To my many friends in Indian Country

To my many friends in Indian Country

By John Herrington, USN Commander, NASA Astronaut, Flight Engineer Now that the mission of STS-113 has come to a conclusion, I want to express my sincere thanks to everyone who flew with me in spirit aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour. I am humbled by the number of...
Cherokee Word List T

Cherokee Word List T

English to Cherokee ~ Words and Phrases Beginning with “T” Tab – Gadvi Tabernacle – Tsunilawilsdi galitsode Table – Gasgilo Tables – Digasgilo Tablet – Digowelodi goweli Tack – Gahadodi Tackle – Ganasanesdodi Tag...
How To Obtain Eagle Feathers

How To Obtain Eagle Feathers

“With additional information about Hawk feathers.” Information from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. According to federal regulations, only enrolled members of federally recognized tribes can possess eagle feathers. Non-Indians (defined as anyone who...
UNHRC Big Mountain Statement to the World

UNHRC Big Mountain Statement to the World

By Roberta Blackgoat & Kee Watchman Item 15: Indigenous Issues United Nations Commission on Human Rights, Fifty-eighth Session Written intervention by the Big Mountain Sovereign Communities & from the Big Mountain Resistance Movement: Thank you Mr. Chairman,...
Happy New Year From Uncle Jake

Happy New Year From Uncle Jake

Note From Uncle Jake Davies Author of Views From The Hogan Ya’a’tee, Konnichiwa, hello I hope all is well with you and yours, and that the new year brings much more of what you wish for. I apologize for the paucity of my communications this last year,...

Cherokee Nation Marshals

Apply For Emergency Hearing Before the Cherokee Nation’s Highest Court The original Cherokee Nation Marshals have requested that the Cherokee Nation Judicial Appeals Tribunal have an emergency hearing because they have been laid off. Jim Wilcoxen, attorney of...
Cherokee Domestic Crafts – Pottery

Cherokee Domestic Crafts – Pottery

Cherokee Culture Notes Edited and Revised: August 27, 2000 Fact Sheet Author Unknown Edited by: Wendell Cochran, Tahlequah, OK Domestic Crafts ~ Pottery Mooney, ca. 1888, and Harrington, ca. 1908, described the Cherokee method for making clay pottery. The following...
View from the Hogan VIV ~ January 2000

View from the Hogan VIV ~ January 2000

Ya’a’tee First off, I apologize for the length of time since I last wrote, I had a dose of pneumonia, things have been real busy, and quite frankly I choose not to spend too much time staring at a computer screen. So Thanksgiving came and went, and a good...
Paths to Changing News

Paths to Changing News

Paths to Changing News! Original Web Source, for North American Indian Headline News, Online since 1995! Master Gardeners: Benefiting from how Native Americans cared for the land By Jeanne Price, IJ correspondent Published Marin IJ Saturday, 27 November 2010 GIAGO: A...
US Government Sued for Radiation

US Government Sued for Radiation

United States Government Sued For Wrongful Human Radiological Experiments Source: Business Wire The law firms of Chamberlain, Neaton & Johnson and Baker, Donelson, Bearman & Caldwell announced today that they have filed a class action suit in the U.S. District...
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...
Hantavirus Infections

Hantavirus Infections

The Hantavirus That Visited the Four Corners – “Sin Nombre virus” has not departed A CNN feature, originating in San Francisco, reports the death last month of a 55-year-old man after a Hantavirus infection. The man, otherwise healthy, died three...
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