Book of the Day
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
We observe Initial Issue of the Cherokee Phoenix
The Cherokee: The Past and Present of a Proud Nation
On this day in 1828, the Cherokee Phoenix was printed, both in English and Cherokee (using the Cherokee syllabary). Read about this proud Nation.
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The Trail of Tears marked the low point in Cherokee history. The survivors of that deadly event set a new course, rebuilding their lives in an unfamiliar land. Their descendants have prospered in modern America but always remember their culture and past.