NC#12 The Museum of the Cherokee Indian

"To perpetuate the history, culture and stories of the Cherokee People"

589 Tsali Blvd
Cherokee, NC



Coaster Card Answers

Question 1

The water spider captured the fire for light for the animals.

Question 2

The Emmissaries of Peace were a group of Cherokee leaders that visited London, England in 1762. The Emmissaries visited King George III

Question 3

In 1838 and 1839, President Andrew Jackson forced the Cherokee People to leave their lands east of the Mississippi River and walk to what is now known as Oklahoma. Many Cherokees died during the forced march. The Cherokee people call this journey the "Trail of Tears" because of its devastating effects.


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