Books and References

Books And References

Mountain Windsong

Set against the tragic events of the Cherokees' removal from their traditional lands in Norht Carolina to Indian Territory between 1835 and 1838, Mountain Windsong is the moving tale of Waguli ("Whippoorwill") and Oconeechee, a young Cheorkee man and woman seperated by the Trail of Tears.
By Robert Conley

Nature Names In Tsalagi

A word list with pictures of animals and creatures with a descriptive sentence in Cherokee and English.
For both adults and children and suitable for a coloring book!
Prentice and Willena Robinson

'Osiyo, Voices of the Cherokee People' Season 1 DVD Set

Watch your favorite stories from the first season of the groundbreaking, award-winning program that’s all about Cherokee people, culture, tradition and history.

This 2-disc DVD set also includes the 'Cherokee Almanac' historical segments and the popular 'Let’s Talk Cherokee' language lessons.
Hosted by Emmy-winning journalist Jennifer Loren.


'Osiyo, Voices of the Cherokee People' Season 2 DVD Set

The Emmy Award-winning documentary-style program is back with all new stories featuring the people, places, history, language, and culture of Cherokee Nation.

You'll meet everyday people, artist, entertainers, athletes, young leaders, and Cherokee elders offering a glimpse into both the historical and modern-day Cherokee way of life. Also included is the popular language learning segment "Let's Talk Cherokee" and the "Cherokee Almanac," which teaches viewers about significant moments in Cherokee history.

Pow Wow Chow

This cookbook is a collection of recipes from the families of the Five Civilized Tribes: Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Creek, and Seminole.

Includes appetizers like Marinate Mushrooms and Holiday Cheese Balls, breads like Fry Bread and Pumpkin Bread, main courses like Roast Rack of Veal and Smothered Chicken, and desserts like Cherokee Persimmon Cake and Pecan Balls! Also several soup, salad, and vegetable recipes to round-out your meals.


Rabbit Goes to Kansas

Come along as Ji-Stu the Rabbit and his friend Wildcat follow the North Star for days in search of a giant cottonwood tree that is home to a tribe of mysterious birds with shining red heads ad brilliant blue bodies!
Story by Deborah Duvall
Paintings by Murv Jacobs

Disclaimer: This art has not been authenticated as produced by a Native American as defined by the Cherokee Nation Truth in Advertising for Native Art Act.

Records of the Moravians Among the Cherokees Vol. 1

The written records of the Moravian missionaries from 1752-1802 beginning with their early contact with the Cherokees and establishment of the firt mission school.

Records of the Moravians Among the Cherokees Vol. 2

Written records of the Moravian missionaries from 1802-1805 detailing the beginnings of the mission and establishing the school.

Records of the Moravians Among the Cherokees Vol. 3

The Anna Rosina Years, Part 1.
Chronicles the coming of John and Anna Rosina to the mission and the new life and character the mission takes due to Anna's dedication to the education of Cherokee children. Also includes the tragic death of James Vann, the Moravian's benefactor among the Cherokees.


Records of the Moravians Among the Cherokees Vol. 4

The Anna Rosina Years, Part 2.
1810-1816. From the Creeks in Alabama to Tecumseh in Canada to Napoleon in Europe, it seems there is "Warfare on the Horizon" in part two of "The Anna Rosina Years." Meanwhile, Anna Rosina and her husband, John Gambold carry on alone with their students at the little Moravian mission called Springplace in the Cherokee Nation.


Records of the Moravians Among the Cherokees Vol. 5

The Anna Rosina Years, Part 3
Farewell to Sister Gambold
1817-1821 Peace seems to return to the Cherokee Nation as the United States government agrees to Cherokee ownership of the land (omitting approval from the state of Georgia). Meanwhile, the Moravian mission at Springplace flourishes with new members until tragedy strikes when Anna Rosina Kliest Gambold is "called home."

Sam Houston with the Cherokee: 1829 - 1833

A look into the life of Sam Houtson during his brief years with the Cherokee. Indian agency records, Congressional documents, contemporary diaries, and unpublished letters - as well as Houston's letters and speeches - help reconstruct these years of obscure knowledge.


Sequoyah's Numerals

This booklet is designed to teach one to read and write Sequoyah's numberals, which dates back to the 1820's.
In Sequoyah's numeral system, he created 30 symbols for his numbers 1 through 20 and number 30, 40, 50, 60, 70, 80, 90, 100, 1000, and one million.
Published by Cherokee citizen John Ross - Translation Specialist for Cherokee Nation Education Services.


Simply Cherokee - Animal Flash Cards

Learn animal names in Cherokee with these easy to use flash cards!
53 cards give you a variety of animals to learn with a picture of the animal and phonetic spelling on one side and English with the Syllabary on the other.
By Cherokee citizen Marc Case.


Simply Cherokee - Animals Part I

Learn how to pronounce and spell simple animals in the Cherokee language. This easy to use workbook focuses on animal words that use only two syllables to say. Features fun quizzes to help reinforce what you've learned!

Prerequisite: Simply Cherokee - Syllabary Workbook or complete Cherokee reading and writing skills.
My Cherokee citizen Marc Case.