Race and the Cherokee Nation : sovereignty in the nineteenth century /

"We believe by blood only," said a Cherokee resident of Oklahoma, speaking to reporters in 2007 after voting in favor of the Cherokee Nation constitutional amendment limiting its membership. In an election that made headlines around the world, a majority of Cherokee voters chose to eject f...

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Author / Creator: Yarbrough, Fay A.
Format: eBook Electronic
Language notes:In English.
Imprint: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2008]
Online Access:Click here for full text at JSTOR
Table of Contents:
  • A moment of inclusion : Molley
  • Racial ideology in transition : Shoe Boots
  • The 1855 Marriage Law : racial lines harden
  • The Civil War : a missed opportunity
  • The Cherokee freedmen's story : the Boles family
  • Indian slavery and memory : interracial sex from the slaves' perspective
  • The fight for recognition continues : Lucy Allen.