Project: Cherokee Tribe

Categories: Native Americans Project | Cherokee Tribe Project | Cherokee Chiefs | Echota Cherokee Tribe of Alabama | Georgia Tribe of Eastern Cherokee | Cherokee Blue Clan | Cherokee Long Hair Clan | Cherokee Bird Clan | Cherokee Paint Clan | Cherokee Deer Clan | Cherokee Wild Potato Clan | Cherokee Wolf Clan | American people of Cherokee descent

Associated with the Native Americans Project


Welcome to the Cherokee Tribe Project.

This project is for those with profiles of individuals or an historic interest in the Cherokee Tribe. The scope of the project is pre-contact to present day.

Are you interested in the Cherokee Tribe Project?

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Current Leader: This project needs a Leader or Coordinator. If you are interested, contact Mags

If you're interested in participating in this project, please do the following
1.Add the line [[Category:Cherokee Tribe Project]] to the text area of your profile page. This will add you to the list of participants on the Category Page .
2.Add Cherokee_Tribe to your list of followed tags. That way you'll see all our discussions in your G2G Feed.
4.Add your name to the list below, along with a note about what you're working on in this project right now.
  • Duane Poncy - I am an enrolled member of the Cherokee Nation (Oklahoma) and my goal is to document my ancestors, as well as related lines. As someone who has studied Cherokee history and culture, I am keen about the veracity of sources and clearing up misconceptions about the Cherokees and native Americans in general.
  • Darlene Cypser -- Adding profiles of relatives of Susan (Willis) Russell from sources found in research on her husband William Greeneberry Russell and Cherokees who went prospecting with him at the start of the Colorado Gold Rush; Also researching and adding my own Cherokee relatives.
  • Adrian Varney matching my husband to his Cherokee ancestors
  • Carroll-3959 Kimberly Spaulding. - following my Cherokee ancestors through my Great Grandfather WJ Pryor.
  • Kenneth Shelton -- How do you know where you're going if you don't know where you have been? Just trying to put it all together. Trying to find my Cherokee ancestors.
  • Jim Monday - Looking to flesh out Cherokee heritage. Specifically looking for lineage of Nancy Adair that married Chalres Reese and then Alexander Mcpherson. Need to find her parents....
  • David Selman - Researching our families Cherokee ancestors connection.
  • Daniel Swartz -- Looking to identify every piece of primary evidence I can to document my heritage up through Nancy Ward, my 8th great-grandmother.


Any improvements you can make to the profiles of the Wild Wild West are welcome, but here are some specific goals we're working towards:

  • For each person:
    • All duplicates merged into the final lowest profile ID number.
    • Final ID locked, marking the profile as project protected (must be done by one of the Leaders)
    • Template included on the page
    • All relevant categories are added
    • Parents are correct and documented
    • Biography is cleaned up, free of any GEDCOM junk, Ancestry trees, etc., and ideally has an actual written biography.


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Federally Recognized Tribes

[[Category:The United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma]]
[[Category:Cherokee Eastern Band]]
[[Category:The Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma]]

State Recognized Tribes

Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas, Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas, Ysleta Del Sur Pueblo Tribe of Texas

Seven Clans



WikiTree Resources

Remember a lot of questions can be answered by referring to the help pages link at the top right of pages.


Cherokee in London

See Also:

  • Fold3 Cherokee $
  • Leeds, Georgia Rae. "The United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma." American University Studies. Series IX, Vol. 184, 199.
  • Meredith, Howard L. Bartley Milam: Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation. Muskogee, OK: Indian University Press, 1985. ISBN 978-0-940392-17-5

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