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Portrait of Marcia Pascal, a young Cherokee woman, USA, 1880.  Source: Glass Negatives of Indians (Collected by the Bureau of American Ethnology)

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Norma Smallwood - Born Norma Des Cygne Smallwood, she was a full blood Cherokee Indian from Tulsa, Oklahoma. While as a student at Oklahoma State University, she entered the Miss America Pageant in 1926 and was crowned the first Native American to win the title. During the year of her reign, she had an acute business sense demanding a fee for appearances. She reportedly made over 100,000 dollars, more than either Babe Ruth or the President of the United States.

Norma Des Cygne Smallwood Bruce (1908-1966) -...

Folk Figure. Born Norma Des Cygne Smallwood, she was a full blood Cherokee Indian from Tulsa, Oklahoma. While as a student at Oklahoma State University, she entered the Miss America Pageant in 1926 and was crowned the first Native American to win the title. During the year of her reign, she had an acute business sense...

Cherokee man smoking a Peace Pipe...

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This page features a fascinating image of an Indian smoking a peace pipe on a flat rock, and a nice collection of historic photos.

Cheyenne baby with lucky charm. Department of Anthropology, 1904 World's Fair. ©Missouri History Museum

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Ramona Big Eagle, M.Ed. (Tuscarora/Cherokee) is an Oral Historian and Legend Keeper of the Tuscarora Nation of North Carolina. Her workshops and programs of American Indian culture and history delivered through the art of Storytelling, authentic artifacts, music, drumming, dance, and crafts have been educating and empowering audiences of all ages since 1976.

All Nations Green Corn Festival & Pow Wow

The staff at Wolf Creek Indian Village and Museum are very excited about the All Nations Green Corn Festival and Pow Wow July 16-18, 2010 at the Bland County Virginia Fairgrounds, 123 Fairground Road, Bland, VA 24315. This is the Bland County American Indian Heritage Weekend. This years festival is promising to be an excellent event!! The line up of entertainment is top notch. Our community is coming together to support this event and it just feels great this year. (You know when you plan an…

U.S. Representative Carter (Cherokee), 1911  by Marquette University Archives,

U.S. Representative Carter (Cherokee), 1911

U.S. Representative Charles D. Carter (Cherokee) by Harris & Ewing, Washington, D.C., 1911 Image courtesy Marquette University Archives, 10755

John Ross, the famous Cherokee chief, owned 100 African slaves in the early 1800s. Cherokees were valuable allies of American slaveholders from at least the Yamasee War (1714) through the U.S. Civil War, when the Cherokees sided with the confederacy. Hand-colored lithograph from the McKenney-Hall History of the Indian tribes of North America (1858), after an 1825 painting by Charles Bird King.

Cherokee leader John Ross - Enlarged view - Rebellion

Enlarged view of image from War, the second segment of the trail narrative.

"May the warm winds of heaven blow softly upon your house. May the Great Spirit bless all who enter there. May your moccasins make make happy tracks in many snows, and may the rainbow always touch your shoulder."

"May the warm winds of heaven blow softly upon your house. May the Great Spirit bless all who enter there. May your moccasins make make happy tracks in many snows, and may the rainbow always touch your shoulder."