Cherokee Encyclopedia by Robert J. Conley
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Cherokee Encyclopedia
By Robert J. Conley

A Cherokee Encyclopedia

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Cherokee Encyclopedia by Robert J. Conley

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"A Cherokee Encyclopedia" is a quick reference guide for many of the people, places, and things connected to the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokees, as well as for the other officially recognized Cherokee groups, the Cherokee Nation and the Eastern Band of Cherokees. From "A Cherokee Encyclopedia" "Crowe, Amanda Amanda Crowe was born in 1928 in the Qualla Cherokee community in North Carolina. She was drawing and carving at the age of 4 and selling her work at age 8. She received her MFA from the Chicago Arts Institute in 1952 and then studied in Mexico at the Instituto Allende in San Miguel under a John Quincy Adams fellowship. She had been away from home for 12 years when the Cherokee Historical Association invited her back to teach art and woodcarving at the Cherokee High School. . . ."/p> "Fields, Richard Richard Fields was Chief of the Texas Cherokees from 1821 until his death in 1827. Assisted by Bowl and others, he spent much time in Mexico City, first with the Spanish government and later with the government of Mexico, trying to acquire a clear title to their land. They also had to contend with rumors started by white Texans regarding their intended alliances with Comanches, Tawakonis, and other Indian tribes to attack San Antonio. . . ."

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780826339515
ISBN-10: 0826339514
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 152mm x 25mm)
Pages: 312
Imprint: University of New Mexico Press
Publisher: University of New Mexico Press
Publish Date: 15-Nov-2007
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Robert J. Conley

Robert J. Conley is the author of over seventy books. The Wordcraft Circle of Native Writers and Storytellers named him Wordcrafter of the Year for 1997. He has won numerous Spur Awards from the Western Writers of America and was presented with the Cherokee Medal of Honor in 2000. An enrolled member of the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokees, Conley lives with his wife, Evelyn, in Norman, Oklahoma.

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