April 2011 Newsletter
Featured Gifts & Books Item
Pow Wow Chow Cookbook
A collection of recipes from families of the Five Civilized Tribes. Over a thousand recipes covering everything from appetizers to desserts.
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This month I'm featuring a beautiful beaded medallion by Martha Berry. Visit Martha Berry's Gallery Page for details about this and her other beadwork, 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), 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 60 queries posted on the March 2011 Query Board.
Featured Genealogy FAQ
Question: Can I get my blood tested to prove that I am a Cherokee?
Answer: Despite some limitations, DNA testing is one of the hottest new things in genealogy. Learn more about how science can link you to your ancestors.
Featured Travel Site
Sequoyah was born in the 1770s in the Cherokee village of Tuskegee on the Tennessee River. His name Sikwo-yi is Cherokee for "pig's foot," which leads many to believed that he was cripped. Sequoyah was a mixed-blood Cherokee. His mother, Wureth, was a member of the Paint Clan. His father, Nathaniel Gist, was a Virginia fur trader. Sequoyah was sometimes known by his English name George Gist or Guess ... (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.
June Featured Title - Gifts & Books
Cherokee Heritage Trails Guidebook
The book is organized around seven geographical hubs or communities within the orginal Cherokee homeland. Each chapeter covers sites, side trips, scenic drives, and events. Cherokee history, poems, stories, and philosophy enrich the text and reveal the imagination of the Cherokees past and present.
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