July 2011 Newsletter
Featured Gifts & Books Item
Cherokee Heritage Trails Guidebook
Details sites, side trips, scenic drives, and events related to Cherokee history and culture.
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This month I'm featuring the beautiful quiltwork of Rebecca Wiltshire Whitwell. Visit Rebecca Wiltshire Whitwell's Gallery Page for details about this and her other work, 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), 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 61 queries posted on the June 2011 Query Board.
Featured Genealogy FAQ
Question: I know I'm Cherokee, but how do I prove it?
Answer: Because there are so few records, it is unfortunately a difficult task to prove Cherokee heritage. Still, there are some resources available for proving a connection to the Cherokee people. Learn more about the rolls, and other Cherokee genealogy resources.
Featured Travel Site
At Chattanooga the Cumberland Mountains and Tennessee River meet in a dramatic landscape of towering cliffs and valleys. It was this very aspect of the landscape which appealed to Dragging Canoe. An outspoken opponent of colonial encroachment on Cherokee land, Dragging Canoe found himself at odds with much of the Cherokee Nation who were less inclined to resist. Dragging Canoe moved his band of Chickamauga Cherokee south to the Lookout Mountain area... (More)
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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.
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