Today marks the 186 year anniversary of the first publication of an American Indian newspaper. On February 21, 1828 the first issue of the Cherokee Phoenix was published. The paper was bilingual, printed in both the Cherokee syllabary and English. The Cherokee syllabary was developed by Sequoyah and introduced to the Cherokee people in 1821.
Archives for February 2014
Cherokee Genealogy Queries Posted February 2014
Did you know that there was a Cherokee playing in the 2008, 2011, and 2014 Super Bowl games? Yep. Wes Welker, wide receiver for the Denver Broncos is a citizen of the Cherokee Nation. Born in Oklahoma City in 1981, Welker played for the Texas Tech Red Raiders in college, and started his NFL career
Browse or search the Cherokee genealogy queries posted to All Things Cherokee in January 2014. Find others researching your family tree. To find your surname within the genealogy queries simply use the find feature of your browser. You can do this by choosing “Find in Page” from the Edit menu or by hitting the “Ctrl”