In this climate, John RossPrincipal Chief of the Cherokee Nation, led a delegation to Washington in January to resolve disputes over the failure of the US government to pay annuities to the Cherokee, and to seek Federal enforcement of the boundary between the territory of the state of Georgia and the Cherokee Nation's historic tribal lands within that state.
Identify what the relationship between human beings and creation proposed. Laws have been enacted in the spirit of these treaties.
Consequently, we, the Cherokee Nation, mirror the longings of the American people. In the southeastern part of the country, the largest group of Native Americans were the Cherokee people Boulware, In each they ceded land to the United States and allowed for roads to be constructed through Cherokee territory, but also kept the terms of the Holston treaty.
In order to look like Indians we made vests out of paper grocery bags and crumpled them up to look like leather and drew on them with crayons.
In other words, the Cherokee, though sometimes viewed as an independent nation, were also dependent people on the nation that envelopes them.