Cherokee Indians. A powerful detached tribe of the Iroquoian family, formerly holding the whole mountain region of the south Alleghenies, in southwest Virginia, western North Carolina and South Carolina, north Georgia, east Tennessee, and northeast Alabama, and claiming even to the Ohio River.
An in depth look into the history and origin of the Cherokees of the Smoky Mountains. From the Papers of Horace Kephart.
Cherokee Indian Tribe