Cherokee Heritage Press

Cherokee National Press

The mission of Cherokee Heritage Press is to publish new works or identify and publish works which provide a better understanding of Cherokee history and culture.

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Records of the Moravians Among the Cherokee, Vol. 1Records of the Moravians Among the Cherokee, Vol. 1: Early Contact and the Establishment of the First Mission, 1752-1802
By C Daniel Crews & Richard W. Starbuck
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 426
ISBN: 9780982690703
$40.00

Provides a valuable firsthand account of daily life among the Cherokees during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The first volume describes initial contact between the Moravians and Cherokees during the French and Indian War and the Revolution, exploratory visits by Moravian missionaries into the Cherokee Nation, and the founding of a mission — called Springplace — in northern Georgia.

 

Records of the Moravians Among the Cherokee, Vol. 2Records of the Moravians Among the Cherokee, Vol. 2: Beginnings of the Mission and Establishment of the School, 1802-1805
By C Daniel Crews & Richard W. Starbuck
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 435
ISBN: 9780982690710
$40.00

Provides a valuable firsthand account of daily life among the Cherokees during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The second volume ends with the year 1805. As the Moravians occupy Springplace, they begin to spread the Gospel. The Cherokees, in turn, are interested in schooling for their children, who need new tools to deal with the encroachment of white settlers upon their land and life.

 

Records of the Moravians Among the Cherokee, Vol. 3: The Anna Rosina Years, Part 1 Success in School and Mission, 1805-1810
By C Daniel Crews & Richard W. Starbuck
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 624
ISBN: 9780982690741
$40.00

Provides a valuable firsthand account of daily life among the Cherokees during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Volume 3 chronicles the coming of John and Anna Rosina Gambold to the mission. With their arrival the mission takes on new life and a new character. Anna Rosina in particular proves dedicated to the education of Cherokee children, and soon wins the people’s affection and respect.

 

Bud Adams BiographyTears & Cheers; Bud Adams: His Times, His Teams, His Tribe
By Bud Adams with Mickey Herskowitz
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 230
$29.95

“Tears & Cheers” is a fascinating journey through the life of the only owner the Tennessee Titans have ever had: Bud Adams. This book explores Mr. Adams’ Cherokee heritage, his early days in the oil business, his beginning efforts at sports franchise ownership, the formation of the American Football League, and the Houston Oilers’ move to Tennessee. Includes historical photos of Mr. Adams’ ancestors and of Mr. Adams throughout his life.

 

The Life and Times of Reverend Stephen ForemanThe Life and Times of Stephen Foreman
By Cooleela Faulkner
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 375
ISBN: 0974281816
$25.00

Stephen Foreman, born in 1807, was the son of a white father and a Cherokee mother. Like many mixed-blood children who became future leaders in the Cherokee Nation, he attended mission schools and then furthered his education in the northeast. Upon his return to the Cherokee Nation, he began his long service to the Cherokee People.

 

A Guide to the Cherokee National Museum Newspaper CollectionA Guide to the Cherokee National Museum Newspaper Collection
Compiled and Edited By Marjorie J. Lowe
Format: Softback
Pages: 80
ISBN: 0974281867
Price: $20.00/$18.00 CNHS

The newspaper collection of the Cherokee National Museum consists of more than 500 issues with a reference to the Cherokee Nation.  Many of these were printed during the Removal period in eastern cities and reflect the mood of that part of the country.  But there are other papers from throughout the United States.  The oldest paper in the collection is a London Chronicle dated 1760.  This guide is indexed and offers the researcher a valuable tool.

 

The Development of Law and Legal Institutions Among the Cherokees
By Thomas Lee Ballenger
Format: Softback
Pages: 174
ISBN: 9780982690727
$35.00

Ballenger describes how the Cherokee Nation adapted legal ideals and customs to create an efficient government and debunks popular inaccuracies about American Indians. During his research, he interviewed many Cherokee people, including judges and law officers, who were active participants in the Cherokee Nation’s legal system in the latter half of the nineteenth century. Ballenger’s work serves as significant documentation of a strong judicial system, developed by an advanced people who, in the face of adversity, were able to survive, adapt, prosper, and excel.

 

Exploring Your Cherokee Ancestry: A Basic Genealogical ResearchExploring Your Cherokee Ancestry
By Thomas G. Mooney
Format: Softback
Pages: 58
ASIN: B0006EXLBA
$14.00

This in-depth manual is the place to start in tracing your Cherokee ancestry. It tells you where to look for essential information and contains references to many resources not found in other guides. Includes instructions, registration, information on Cherokee rolls, how to register, locating enrolled and unenrolled ancestors and more.

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