Books and References

Books And References

A Tsi Nv Sti: The Untold Story of Cherokee Advancement

Not just another Cherokee history, this easy-to-read book fits the Cheorkee story into the early development of America.
It contains little known and often omitted information that brings new understanding regarding the work of Samuel A. Worcester.
$14.98

American Indian Education

This comprehensive history of American Indian education in the United States, from colonial times to the present, explores the broad spectrum of Native experiences in missionary, goverment, and tribal boarding and day schools.
$29.98

Anetso, The Cherokee Ball Game

A look at a centuries-old Cherokee ball game that is vigorous and sometimes violent. Focusing primarily on the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, this book explores the similarities and differences of this activity involving sport and religion.
$49.98

Cherokee Bows and Arrows

A complete how-to book that shows each step in making and shooting traditional bows and arrows of the Cherokee.
$19.95

Cherokee Calling

A guide to spiritual growth and a great book if you are interested in Cherokee culture, spiritual beliefs, living close to nature, and ghost stories. Written by Cherokee National Living Treasure Al Herrin.
$29.98

Cherokee Cavaliers

The 200 letters in this volume chronicle more than forty years of history in the old Cherokee Nation--from removal through the Civil War to Reconstruction--as recorded in the correspondence of the Ridge-Watie-Boudinot families.
$24.95

Cherokee Clothing Activity Book

31 page activity book that features traditional Cherokee clothing and accessories. Accompanying descriptions of how items were used and decorated.
By Sandy & Jesse T. Hummingbird.
$4.95

Cherokee Dance and Drama

A complete written work detailing the traditional dances of Cherokee. Includes the explanation and the movements of each dance.
$19.95

Cherokee Editor

This volume collects most of the writings published by the accomplished Cherokee leader Elias Boudinot. Together with Theda Perdue's biographical introduction and in-depth annotations, these letters, articles, pamphlets, and editorials document the stages of Boudinot's religious, philosophical, and political growth.
$24.98

Cherokee Life in 1890 Coloring Book

Produced by Noksi Press, this coloring book features twenty-three different pages of pictures that feature different Cherokee words wrote in the Cherokee Syllabary. Each word is listed on the opening page and the list includes Cherokee items, animals, foods, places, and people.
The book is dedicated to the meomry of Hastings Shade, a Cherokee National Treasure and former Deputy Chief of the Cherokee Nation. Depicted on the cover, Hastings helped plan the Adams Corner blacksmith shed and is widely remembered for the forged gigs he made. Gigs are pronged instruments to capture aquatic wildlife such as fish, frogs, and crayfish.

$5.00

Cherokee Masks Activity Book

31 page activity book that features the most popular Cherokee masks for children to color and do lessons in matching, mazes, completing sentences, connecting dots, counting, spelling, and more!
By Sandy and Jesse T. Hummingbird
$4.95

Cherokee Messenger

This is the Story of Samuel A. Worcester, a missionary to the Cherokee from 1825 to 1859. Chronicled are his life and accomplishments among the Cherokee, such as setting the syllabary into type so that he and Elias Boudinot could print the bilingual Cherokee Phoenix.

$24.95

Cherokee Nation in the Civil War

This book offers a broad overview of the Civil War as it affected the Cherokees - a social history of a people plunged into crisis - and how the Cherokee people, who had only just begun to recover from the ordeal of removal, faced an equally devastating upheaval in the Civl War.
Soft back book.
$16.95

Cherokee New Testament

The New Testament transcribed entirely in Cherokee.
Republished by permission of the American Bible Association by Cherokee Nation Highlighted the words of Jesus Christ in red.
Hardback book approx. 9" x 11"
Features record page for births, marriages, and deaths along with genealogy chart. Cherokee Syllabary chart within book.
Presentation page includes personal history such as baptism date and location, churches attended, and other dates and significant remembrances.

$45.00

Cherokee Passport - Self Guided Tour Booklet

Want to be the family hero? Pick up the Cherokee Passport activity kit which features admission to five Cherokee museums -- Cherokee Heritage Center, Cherokee National Supreme Court Museum, Cherokee National Prison Museum, John Ross Museum, and Sequoyah's Cabin Museum -- and information on 107 free (or nearly free) adventures within the Cherokee Nation! It's just the thing to add sizzle to your summer.

Cherokee Passport booklet is for each adult age 19 and over. Any accompanying children age 18 and younger get in free with a paid adult. No expiration date on Cherokee Passport booklets. If all locations are not visited in one day the remaining locations can be visited at one's convenience.

For family tours only. Large tour groups can go to VisitCherokeeNation.com for available dates and pricing.

NOTE: New name, new look, added location! Any previous "Cherokee Compass" orders will still be honored with the new booklet.
$15.00