Books

McLoughlin, William, Cherokee Renascence in the New Republic. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1986.

Moulton, Gary, John Ross: Cherokee Chief. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1978.

Bealer, Alex, Only the Names Remain: The Cherokees and the Trail of Tears. New York: Little, Brown, 1996.

Bruchac, Joseph, The Journal of Jesse Smoke: A Cherokee Boy, Trail of Tears, 1838. New York: Scholastic, 2001.

Conley, Robert J., The Cherokee Nation: A History. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2007.

Jahoda, Gloria, Trail of Tears. New York: Wings, 1995.

Mankiller, Wilma, and Michael Wallis, Mankiller: A Chief and Her People. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1993.

Perdue, Theda, and Michael D. Green, The Cherokee Nation and the Trail of Tears. New York: Viking, 2007.

Perdue, Theda, and Michael D. Green, eds., The Cherokee Removal: A Brief History with Documents. New York: Bedford Books, 2004.

Perdue, Theda, Cherokee Women: Gender and Culture Change, 1700_1835. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1998.

Rozema, Vicki, ed. Voices from the Trail of Tears. Winston-Salem, NC: John F. Blair, 2003.

Rumford, James. Sequoyah: The Cherokee Man Who Gave His People Writing. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2004.

Web Links
Cherokee Nation
http://www.cherokee.org
Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians of North Carolina
http://www.cherokee-nc.com
United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma
http://www.keetoowahcherokee.org
These three tribes are federally recognized. There are other communities of people who claim to be of Cherokee descent, but are currently not recognized by the federal government.
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