This book depicts the Cherokees' ancient culture and lifestyle, their government, dress, and family life. Mails chronicles the fundamentals of vital Cherokee spiritual beliefs and practices, their powerful rituals, and their joyful festivals, as well as the story of the gradual encroachment that all but destroyed their civilization.They resumed at 1 :00 p.m. and let out at 4:00 p.m. The white culture was stressed, and the Indian cultures were either disparaged or ignored. ... have a good excuse, because you would be punished by having to do extra work and receiving a loss of privileges. ... It depended upon how much money the family had to spend.
|Title||:||The Cherokee People|
|Author||:||Thomas E. Mails|
|Publisher||:||Council Oak Books - 1992|