The Power of Cherokee Women - "Europeans were astonished to see that Cherokee women were the equals of men—politically, economically and theologically. Read more at http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2011/01/10/power-cherokee-women-3767

The Power of Cherokee Women - "Europeans were astonished to see that Cherokee women were the equals of men—politically, economically and theologically.

One of the seven Sullivan sisters, all known for their long hair - makes me think of my maternal grandmother telling me about her Cherokee paternal grandmother's river of black hair that pooled on the floor at her feet when she took it down and sparked blue fire in the light as the little girl who would become my Nanny brushed it out for her.

Black Cherokee Woman circa For Native Americans long hair represents a strong spirit. They believe the longer the hair the stronger the spirit.

Cherokee WomanIn 1838, the Cherokee people were forcibly removed from their lands in the Southeastern United States to the Indian Territory (present day Oklahoma) in the Western United States. In the same year of 1838 only about 2,000 Cherokee had left their homes in Georgia. It took Winfield Scott and his army to forcibly kick people out of their homes and home land, which was an order at the time by President Martin Van Buren,[15] which resulted in the deaths of approximately 4,000…

Tsianina Redfeather, famous Cree/Cherokee singer & performer, ca. "From the Land of Sky-Blue Water," was Redfeather's signature song. She passed away in 1985 in San Diego at the age of

Portrait of Marcia Pascal, 1880

Portrait of Marcia Pascal, a young Cherokee woman, USA, Daughter of Coloniel Pascal. Source: Glass Negatives of Indians (Collected by the Bureau of American Ethnology)

"Cherokee woman" by legendwings ❤ liked on Polyvore featuring WithChic, Oscar de la Renta, Chico's, Lime Crime, Dsquared2 and Rebecca Minkoff

"Cherokee woman" by legendwings ❤ liked on Polyvore featuring WithChic, Oscar de la Renta, Chico's, Lime Crime, Dsquared2 and Rebecca Minkoff

CHEROKEE WOMAN 1888 In honor of the indigenous people of North America who have influenced our indigenous medicine and spirituality by virtue of their being a member of a tribe from the Western Region through the Plains including the beginning of time until tomorrow

Engraving of seven Cherokee Delegates to London - 1730 Lithograph of Cherokee men who visited London with Henry Timberlake - 1762 Engraving of Austenaco - Cherokee - 1762 Colonel E.

Think Progress Stuns Democrats With Op-Ed: ‘I Am A Cherokee Woman, Elizabeth Warren Is Not’

Think Progress Stuns Democrats With Op-Ed: ‘I Am A Cherokee Woman, Elizabeth Warren Is Not’

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