Arch Scraper was born about 1820-25 in Cherokee Nation East1 beside the Chattooga River near where it joined the Coosa River, in what is now Alabama, about a mile west of the Georgia border.
Some info on Henry Starr from the Indian-Pioneer Papers.
A Brief Biography of James Taylor, who removed to Indian Territory after the Trail of Tears.
• Cherokee Senator • Blacksmith • Farmer • Marble Champion • Patriot
Redbird Smith believed the greatest danger to the survival of the Cherokee as a culture was ‘acculturation.’ He feared the people would be absorbed into the ways of the white people around them and forget their own ways.
• missionary • printer • farmer • postmaster • central political figure
Read this biography on Sequoyah, who invented the Cherokee syllabary.
The Cherokee Phoenix printed this account of Sequoyah, at the time of the introduction to the Cherokee Syllabary.
• Sheriff • Cherokee Senator • Farmer • Trail of Tears survivor