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Allogan Slagle, 1951–2002

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Kenneth Lincoln
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, vol. 26, no. 4, 2002, pp. 121-129
Description
Memories of a unique, wonderful and educated person, written by a fellow student and close friend.
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Archaeology, Historical Ruptures, and Ani- Kitu Hwagi Memory and Knowledge

Alternate Title
Archeology, Historical Ruptures, and Ani- Kitu Hwagi Memory and Knowledge
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Russell Townsend
Johi D. Griffin
Kathryn Sampeck
American Indian Quarterly, vol. 44, no. 2, Spring, 2020, pp. [243]-268
Description
Uses a case study of an archaeological examination of the Cherokee settlement of Nynynyi to illustrate how the practice of the four Rs (relationships, responsibility, reciprocity, and redistribution) can be used to mitigate both intentional and accidental erasure of Indigenous culture through archaeology and settler colonialism.
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Cancer Mortality in Native Americans in North Carolina

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Ronnie D. Horner
American Journal of Public Health, vol. 80, no. 8, August 1990, pp. 940-944
Description
Describes malignant neoplasms for Aboriginal Americans in North Carolina in 1968-72 and 1978-82.
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Cherokee Choices: A Diabetes Prevention Program for American Indians

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Jeffrey J. Bachar
Lisa J. Lefler
Lori Reed
Tara McCoy
Robin Bailey... [et al.]
Preventing Chronic Disease, vol. 3, no. 3, July 2006, p. article A103
Description
Introduction to the Cherokee Choices Program, a culturally appropriate community action plan, used to prevent type 2 diabetes in a rural community in North Carolina.
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Cherokee High School Dropouts

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Paul Kutsche
Journal of American Indian Education, vol. 3, no. 2, January 1964, pp. [22-30]
Description
Dropout rate due to schools operating on European models which does not take into account cultural differences.
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Cherokee Women and the Trail of Tears

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Theda Perdue
Journal of Women's History, vol. 1, no. 1, Spring, 1989, pp. 14-30
Description
Comments on role women play in removal, how removal affected their lives, and questions whether their views differed from those of men.
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Eastern Cherokee Fishing

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Arlene Fradkin
American Anthropologist, vol. 110, no. 1, March 2008, pp. 81-82
Description
Book review of: Eastern Cherokee Fishing by Heidi M. Altman.
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Educating for Activism: The Gadugi Program

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
James A. Bryant
Journal of American Indian Education, vol. 56, no. 3, Fall, 2017, pp. 59-78
Description

Looks at the Gadugi Program, which offers two university level classes to Indigenous high school students through Appalachian State University.

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Ethnic Disparities in Glycemic Control Among Rural Older Adults With Type 2 Diabetes

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Sara A. Quandt
Ronny A. Bell
Beverly M. Snively
Shannon L. Smith
Jeanette M. Stafford
et al.
Ethnicity and Disease, vol. 15, no. 4, Autumn, 2005, pp. 656-663
Description
Study shows that despite high rates of oral diabetes medication, ethnic disparities remain and glycemic control is still a problem with Native Americans.
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Eugenics as Indian Removal: Sociohistorical Processes and the De(con)struction of American Indians in the Southeast

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Angela Gonzales
Judy Kertész
Gabrielle Tayac
The Public Historian, vol. 29, no. 3, Summer, 2007, pp. 53-67
Description
Discusses how Southern legislators and administrators refused to acknowledge American Indians as a distinct society and lumped them with blacks as a method of cultural erasure.
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Fighting Isolation: How Four Native Women Created Change at UNC– Chapel Hill

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Brian Peteres
American Indian Quarterly, vol. 42, no. 3, Summer, 2018, pp. 344-374
Description
Article uses a critical race analysis of oral histories and documents to examine how and why the first historically Native American fraternity and sorority (HNAFS), Alpha Pi Omega, was created, and the role that it played in experience of Indigenous students attending UNC – Chapel Hill in the mid-1990s.
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For the Sga-Du-Gi (Community): Modern Day Cherokee Stickball

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Natalie M. Welch
Jessica Siegele
Robin Hardin
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, vol. 41, no. 2, 2017, pp. 93-114
Description
Explores current and past players' reasons for playing the game and their perceptions about it's meaning as part of identity and culture.
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Geographic Variation in Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors Among American Indians and Comparisons with the Corresponding State Populations

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
S. Levin
V. L. Lamar Welch
R. A. Bell
M. L. Casper
Ethnicity and Health, vol. 7, no. 1, February 2002, pp. 57-67
Description
Study conducted in 4 states examined incidence of self-reported cardiovascular disease, diabetes, hypertension, and perceived health status and compared them to results reported in the general population.
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Giving Back Their Voice: The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians in the Twentieth Century: An Oral History

Alternate Title
Native Ground: Protecting and Preserving History, Culture, and Customs
E-Books » Chapters
Author/Creator
Mattea V. Sanders
Description
Essay suggests best practices in writing a history of the Eastern Band. Presented at the Tenth Native American Symposium, November 14-15, 2013. Chapter from Native Ground: Protecting and Preserving History, Culture, and Customs edited by Mark B. Spencer.
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How Grandma Kate Lost Her Cherokee Blood and What This Says about Race, Blood, and Belonging in Indian Country

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Michael Lambert
American Indian Quarterly, vol. 43, no. 2, Spring, 2019, pp. 135-167
Description
Describes the minimum blood quantum requirement for tribal membership, the history of its implementation, and how it originated with the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI); argues that blood quantum is a bureaucratic tool rather than a genuine measure of Indigeneity.
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The Isolated Eastern Cherokee

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Harriet J. Kupferer
American Studies, vol. 6, no. 2, Indian Today, Fall, 1965, pp. 124-134
Description
Overviews the beginnings of a Native American movement for preserved identity and higher standards of living.
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A Note on Cherokee Theological Concepts

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Alan Kilpatrick
American Indian Quarterly, vol. 19, no. 3, Summer, 1995, pp. 389-405
Description
Author examines 19th century liturgical texts adapted and translated to the Cherokee language. Semantic analysis reveals several representational and conceptual problems that had to be overcome in order to create effective translations of the texts.
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Predictors of Falls in a Multiethnic Population of Older Rural Adults With Diabetes

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Sara A. Quandt
Jeanette M. Stafford
Ronny A. Bell
Shannon L. Smith
et al.
The Journals of Gerontology. Series A, Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences, vol. 61, no. 4, April 2006, pp. 394-398
Description
Discusses the increased risk of diabetic elderly falling in rural areas, as opposed to urban areas, due to outdoor dangers such as unpaved surfaces.
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Quit and Reduction Rates for a Pilot Study of the American Indian Not On Tobacco (N-O-T) Program

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Kimberly Horn
Tim McGloin
Geri Dino
Karen Manzo
Lyn Lowry-Chavis
Lawrence Shorty
Lyn McCracken
N. Noerachmanto
Preventing Chronic Disease, vol. 2, no. 4, October 2005, p. article A13
Description
Suggests that the N-O-T program offers a useful and feasible cessation option for Native American youth in North Carolina.
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The Renape People: A Brief Survey of Relationships and Migrations

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Jack Forbes
Wicazo Sa Review, vol. 2, no. 1, Spring, 1986, pp. 14-20
Description
Description of the migrations of the Wapanakamikok or Eastern Land People and the Algonkian family dialects, which have gradually changed from village to village.
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Reviews

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Fay A. Yarbrough
Charles R. Cobb
Judith Ostrowitz
Barbara Alice Mann
Sioux Harvey
Mary Young
Laura Leibman
John P. Bowes
Jon Parmenter
Jerome M. Levi
Andrew Denson
Robert McCarl
G. H. Grandbois
Heather A. Howard
Tom Holm
et al.
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, vol. 32, no. 1, 2008, pp. 135-186
Description
Book reviews of: African Creeks: Estelvste and the Creek Nation by Gary Zellar. Archaeology of the Lower Muskogee Creek Indians, 1715–1836 by H. Thomas Foster II with contributions by Mary Theresa Bonhage-Freund and Lisa O’Steen. Art of the Northwest Coast by Aldona Jonaitis. Big Medicine from Six Nations by Ted C. Williams. Casino and Museum: Representing Mashantucket Pequot Identity by John J.
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The Sacred Formulas of the Cherokees

Alternate Title
[Seventh Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1885-1886]
E-Books » Chapters
Author/Creator
James Mooney
Description
Pages 301-398 from the Seventh Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1885-1886
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Spiral of Fire

Alternate Title
Indian Country Diaries
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
LeAnne Howe
James M. Fortier
Description
Documentary about the challenges faced by the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians and how they have combined economic development in the form of tourism, cultural preservation, and spirituality as a means to carry the tribe into the future. Duration: 1:26:30.
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Termination and the Eastern Band of Cherokees

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
John R. Finger
American Indian Quarterly, vol. 15, no. 2, Spring, 1991, pp. 153-170
Description
Author examines attempts by the Bureau of Indian Affairs to terminate Indian tribes’ status and recognition in the United States following the second world war. Focuses on the Eastern Cherokee and the conditions surrounding the Nation’s fight for continued recognition.
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