Map of Western North Carolina

Western North Carolina

Map showing the chief location and lands of the Eastern Band of Cherokee in Cherokee, Jackson, Graham and Swain Counties, North Carolina.



Qualla Reservation Map

The following map outlines the “Qualla Boundary” of which became the Qualla Reservation in North Carolina.



Eastern Cherokee in the 11th US Census

Nimrod J. Smith

Eastern Cherokee in the 11th US Census



Eastern Cherokee Band, Government and Politics

James Blythe

Eastern Cherokee Band, Government and Politics



Eastern Cherokee Enumeration, 1890

Eastern Cherokee Lumbermen, 1891

The enumeration for the census of 1890 of the Eastern Band of Cherokees of North Carolina was made by the regular enumerators for the state of North Carolina. The United States Indian agent, James Blythe, a Cherokee (Dis-qua-ni, Chestnut Bread), furnishes the following data collected during personal visitations: The total number of Cherokees is 1,520:



Eastern Cherokee Schools

Eastern Cherokee Training School

Eastern Cherokee Training School and Mt. Noble, from Spray Ridge and US Indian Agency The training school for the Eastern Band of Cherokees is also a boarding school, with 4: white teachers. It has had 84 boarders, the average daily attendance being 80, and 24 day scholars. The full details of the operation of this



Eastern Cherokee Nation

Eastern and Eastern Band of Cherokee of North Carolina



Eastern Band of Cherokee, Schools

There are at present among the Eastern Band of Cherokees 3 schools of a common-school grade in addition to the Cherokee training school, initiated by all eminent christian scholar, Barnabas Hobbs, of Indiana, a member of the Society of Friends. There was also a grammar school in. Graham county, but it was abandoned because the



Eastern Band of Cherokees of North Carolina

Qualla Reservation

No section of country in the United States combines a greater variety of inland scenery than that occupied by the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, embracing portions of the counties of Cherokee, Graham, Jackson, and Swain, in southwestern North Carolina. Nestled between the Blue Ridge on the east and the Smoky mountains on the west,



Eastern Band of Cherokee Historical Outline

Rattlesnake Peak, North Carolina

The Eastern Band of Cherokees have been thus officially recognized to distinguish them from that portion of the nation which emigrated west, between 1809 and 1817, and located on the public domain at the headwaters of Arkansas and White rivers, now in Cherokee nation, Indian territory. The latter became known as the Cherokee nation west,



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