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Belonging

Rose Stremlau

in Sustaining the Cherokee Family: Kinship and the Allotment of an Indigenous Nation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834992
eISBN:
9781469602745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869109_stremlau.6
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter focuses on Ollie Brown and Gus Hart. Ollie was a granddaughter of Eliza Brown, the matriarch of a large Cherokee family that emigrated from North Carolina to the Cherokee Nation in 1871. ... More


Freedom

Tiya Miles

in Ties That Bind: The Story of an Afro-Cherokee Family in Slavery and Freedom

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520285637
eISBN:
9780520961029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285637.003.0011
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter traces the rebuilding of communities by the Shoeboots and other Cherokee families in the West, and the eventual disruption of the American Civil War that decimated Cherokee towns even ... More


Introduction

Tiya Miles

in Ties That Bind: The Story of an Afro-Cherokee Family in Slavery and Freedom

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520285637
eISBN:
9780520961029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285637.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This introductory chapter explains that writing history consists of arranging elements into storylines, and that constructing a storyline for the history of an Afro-Cherokee family in the contexts of ... More


Conclusion

Rose Stremlau

in Sustaining the Cherokee Family: Kinship and the Allotment of an Indigenous Nation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834992
eISBN:
9781469602745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869109_stremlau.13
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This book concludes with a discussion of how the community of Chewey and the Cherokee families who lived in the area survived allotment. When anthropologist Albert L. Wahrhaftig conducted his ... More


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