January 2012 Newsletter
News & Updates
Happy New Year, everyone! I hope you had a great holiday season and are ready for a great 2012. 2011 was a fantastic year at All Things Cherokee, and I'm excited that we hit a huge milestone -- 20,000+ Facebook Fans! Wow! I hope 2012 will bring us another great year of growth. I'll keep you all posted as site improvements and other news develop. And thank you, as always, for your continued support of All Things Cherokee.
Featured Gifts & Books Item
2012 Cherokee Heritage Calendar
Don't forget to get your 2012 calendar! Cover artist is Victoria McKinney with her award-winning painting, "Booger Knights". Other featured artists are: Shan Goshorn, Talmadge Davis, Bill and Traci Rabbit, Faren Crews, Sonja Ayres, Dan Corley, Ron Mitchell, Joyce Bugaiski, Susan Thomas Underwood, and Gwen Coleman Lester.
Order 2012 Cherokee Heritage Calendar
This month I'm featuring an incredible painting by the very talented Jeff Marley. Visit Jeff Marley's Gallery Page for details on this painting and others, as well as more information about the artist.
Please visit the All Things Cherokee Art Gallery to browse award-winning Cherokee art by Martha Berry (beadwork), Tonia Hogner-Weavel (textiles), Lisa Rutherford (pottery and beadwork), Rebecca Wiltshire Whitwell (quilts), Crystal Hanna (pottery), Sharon Irla (prints), Jeff Marley (paintings), Karen Berry (gourds), Abraham Locust (beadwork), Joanne Keith (beadwork), Andrew Rhoades (woodwork and beadwork), Victoria Mitchell (pottery), Daniel Horsechief (prints), and Christina Berry (photography).
Cherokee Roll Report
If you're searching for your Cherokee ancestors, All Things Cherokee can help. The All Things Cherokee Customized Cherokee Rolls Report includes listings for the surnames you seek on fifteen Cherokee rolls plus tons of other helpful information.
Cherokee Genealogy Research Help
Additionally, All Things Cherokee offers a service that can help try to link your ancestors to the Dawes or Baker rolls, enabling enrollment in the federally-recognized Cherokee tribes. Or, if you are looking for more in-depth research into you family tree All Things Cherokee can help there too. Learn more about our full service genealogy research.
ATC posts over 1,000 free genealogy queries each year. Visit our Query Boards to submit your genealogy query, search the boards, or browse the latest 32 queries posted on the December 2011 Query Board.
Featured Genealogy FAQ
Question: How do I join the Cherokee tribe?
Answer: Actually there are three federally recognized Cherokee tribes, and each tribe sets its own membership qualifications. Learn more about enrollment in each.
Featured Travel Site
George M. Murrell Historic House
The Murrell House was built around 1845 for George and Minerva Murrell. George Murrell, a wealthy Virginia merchant, married Minerva Ross, niece of Principal Chief John Ross. The family settled in Park Hill at the time of the Trail of Tears with the Ross family. After Minerva's death, George married her sister Amanda. The Civil War brought strife to the Cherokee Nation as the tribe divided between North and South... (More)
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All Things Cherokee
All Things Cherokee has helped over 3,000 families with their Cherokee genealogy research. We offer three great services to help you find answers to your genealogy questions.
Cherokee Roll Report - this service is a great start for DIY researchers, with tons of Cherokee genealogy plus custom surname searches of all the Cherokee Rolls.
Tribal Enrollment Research - this service helps determine if you are eligible to enroll with one of the federally-recognized Cherokee tribes.
In-Depth Genealogy Research - this service is the most detailed, providing 6-hours of dedicated genealogy research into your family tree.
All Things Cherokee Gift Shop: Monthly Featured Title
Cherokee Roots: Eastern (Volume 1)
A great genealogy resource indexing those Cherokee living east of the Mississippi River.
Order Cherokee Roots: Eastern (Volume 1)