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Cherokee
ᏣᎳᎩ
ᎠᏂᏴᏫᏯᎢ
Tot population

(316,049 enrolled tribal members
(Eastren Baund: 13,000+,Cherokee Naition: 288,749, Unitit Keetoowah Baund: 14,300)[1]

819,105 claimed Cherokee ancestry in the 2010 Census[2])
Regions wi signeeficant populations

 Unitit States
Georgie 5,897 (0.1%)[3]
North Carolina North Carolina 16,158 (0.2%)[4]
 Oklahoma 102,580 (2.7%)[5]
 Sooth Carolina 3,482 (0.1%)[6]

 Tennessee 5,296 (0.1%)[7]
Leids
Inglis, Cherokee
Releegion
Christianity, Kituhwa, Four Mothers Society,[8] Native American Kirk[9]

The Cherokee (Cherokee: ᎠᏂᏴᏫᏯ or Cherokee: ᏣᎳᎩ) are a Native American fowk, oreeginally indigenous tae the Sootheastren Unitit States, includin Alabama, Georgie, Kentucky, Mississippi, Tennessee, North Carolina, Sooth Carolina, Virginie an Wast Virginie. Currently thare are three federally recognised Cherokee tribes: the Eastren Baund o Cherokee Indians in North Carolina, the Cherokee Naition o Oklahoma, an the Unitit Keetoowah Baund o Cherokee Indians, an aa in Oklahoma.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Pocket Pictorial." Archived April 6, 2010, at the Wayback Machine. Oklahoma Indian Affairs Commission. 2010: 6 and 37. (retrieved June 11, 2010)
  2. http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/history/2015/10/cherokee_blood_why_do_so_many_americans_believe_they_have_cherokee_ancestry.html
  3. http://factfinder.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/index.xhtml, American FactFinder, Community Facts (Georgia), 2014 American Community Survey, Demographic and Housing Estimates (Age, Sex, Race, Households and Housing, ...)
  4. http://factfinder.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/index.xhtml, American FactFinder, Community Facts (North Carolina), 2014 American Community Survey, Demographic and Housing Estimates (Age, Sex, Race, Households and Housing, ...)
  5. http://factfinder.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/index.xhtml, American FactFinder, Community Facts (Oklahoma), 2014 American Community Survey, Demographic and Housing Estimates (Age, Sex, Race, Households and Housing, ...)
  6. http://factfinder.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/index.xhtml, American FactFinder, Community Facts (South Carolina), 2014 American Community Survey, Demographic and Housing Estimates (Age, Sex, Race, Households and Housing, ...)
  7. http://factfinder.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/index.xhtml, American FactFinder, Community Facts (Tennessee), 2014 American Community Survey, Demographic and Housing Estimates (Age, Sex, Race, Households and Housing, ...)
  8. Sturtevant and Fogelson, 613
  9. Minges, Patrick, "Middle and Valley Towns in Western North Carolina." Cherokee Prayer Initiative Journal. 1999 (retrieved June 11, 2010)