Journal Entry of a Cherokee Indian

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Journal 1 Journal Entry of a Cherokee Indian Jennifer O’Neal University of Phoenix Online ETH125 Professor Vera Gill
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Journal 2 Journal Entry of a Cherokee Indian I am a proud member of the Cherokee Indian Tribe living in North Carolina. Today there are about 11,000 of us in the Eastern Tribe who live on the Cherokee Indian Reservation. My ancestors, the Cherokee Indians are a branch of the Iroquois nation and we can be traced to a region more than one thousand years ago. Our society was based on agriculture, hunting and trading. By the time the traders and explorers arrived, our Cherokee land was a large part of the southeastern United States. We, the Cherokee nation lived in small communities. In the early years, our homes were small frames made of wood and covered with vines and small trees plastered with mud. In later years our small homes were replaced with log structures. Each one of our Cherokee villages had a seven sided council house, where tribal meetings and ceremonies were held. The seven clans of the Cherokee were represented by each side of the house. The Paint, Deer, Blue, Wolf, Bird, Wild Potato and Long Hair are the seven clans represented by each side of the house. Each one of our tribes elected two chiefs, a Peace chief and a War chief. The peace chief
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