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Cherokee Indians -- Tribal government

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Cherokee Nation Papers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-943
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Official correspondence, letterpress copybooks, reports, chiefs' mesages, speeches of delegates, proceedings, laws, court decisions, acts, leases, election returns, registers of removal claims, and clippings relating to the affairs of the Cherokee Nation. Specifically included are groups of papers and records on the following subjects: the official Cherokee newspaper, the CHEROKEE ADVOCATE (1869-1906); the Cherokee Boundary Survey (1871-1873); Cherokee Nation censuses (1868-1901); the Cherokee Outlet (1871-1896); Citizenship (1856-1904); the Creek War or the William Cobb murder case (1880-1885); the Dawes Commission (1894-1907); Delegations, agents and attorneys (1816-1910); the Eastern (North Carolina) Cherokee (1871-1906); Education (1856-1906); Elections (1856-1901); the Cherokee Insane Asylum (1874-1907); Intruders (1868-1902);...
Dates: 1801-1982

Dennis Wolf Bushyhead Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-75
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Indian Chief. Correspondence, annual messages, memoirs, autobiography, proclamations, and other papers relating to political matters in which Bushyhead was involved as Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation from 1879-1887 and as a representative to the Dawes Commission, and relating to the controversies growing out of the Cherokee Strip Livestock Association's operations.

Dates: 1879-1922

Joel Bryan Mayes Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-384
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Typescripts of newspaper articles and correspondence of Mayes, a Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation, concerning tribal politics and the dissolution of tribal title to the Cherokee Strip.

Dates: 1866-1905