presented on this site were originally published between 1828 and 1834 in
the Cherokee Phoenix, the national newspaper of the Cherokee Nation. This
site is not affiliated with any current newspaper.
These transcriptions from the Cherokee Phoenix are presented
as part of the historical record, and include historical materials that may
contain negative stereotypes or language reflecting the culture or language
of a particular period or place, including terminology that may not be deemed
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exact quotes. Issues of the Cherokee Phoenix are available on microfilm. Please
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