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cherokee clans Feb 28, 2017

Cherokee Clans: An Informal History

By Donald N. Panther-Yates The Cherokee Clans are unique, not exactly paralleled in any other tribes.  Handed down in strict matrilinear fashion, each person's clan is the same as the mother's. There used to be strict prohibitions against…

Red Man's Feb 28, 2017

Red Man’s Origin [E-book, mobi]

Here is the earliest and most authoritative version of the story of the origins and migrations of the Cherokee people, as recounted by a noted member of the Keetoowah Society and published in the Indian Chieftan newspaper in the…

Paul Russell Jul 14, 2014

An American Indian Cosmogony

An American Indian Cosmogony from the Tihanama Language Donald N. Yates Philosophy is not a concept often applied to Native American traditional knowledge except in a loose sense. Yet it seems a fruitful approach for understanding what…

Red Man's Origin: The Legendary Story of His Rise and Fall, His Victories and Defeats and the Prophecy of His Future Oct 02, 2013

October Giveaway for Registered Authors and Customers

This month we have three great prizes to give away here at Panther’s Lodge. We will be drawing three names from among our registered authors and account holders. If you are already registered or have purchased anything from us,…

Old Souls in a New World: The Secret History of the Cherokee Indians Sep 24, 2013

New Study Calls Cherokee History ‘Polite Fiction’

A new study published by Panther's Lodge calls the history of America's largest Indian nation "a polite modern fiction, one invented by 'anthropologists and other friends.'" The phrase echoes a chapter from the work of the late Vine Deloria…

Cherokee Indians Sep 21, 2013

Happy Cherokee New Year, Y’all

As Jews mark Yom Kippur beginning at sunset yesterday, Cherokees worldwide are gearing up to celebrate their own cycle of fall festivals, including a New Year or Great Moon Gathering, which, like the Jewish High Holy Days, appears to begin…

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Cherokee Clans: An Informal History

By Donald N. Panther-Yates The Cherokee Clans are unique, not exactly paralleled in any other tribes.  Handed down in strict matrilinear fashion, each person's clan is the same as the mother's. There used…


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Red Man’s Origin [E-book, mobi]

Here is the earliest and most authoritative version of the story of the origins and migrations of the Cherokee people, as recounted by a noted member of the Keetoowah Society and published in the Indian…


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Are You 1/256th Cherokee? Perhaps 1/2048th? What Matters is Your Tribal Spirit

Becoming Indian by Circe Sturm appeared several years ago as a blue ribbon publication of The School for Advanced Research in Santa Fe, N.M. It is likely to be used and cited widely by schoolteachers, tribal…


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An American Indian Cosmogony

An American Indian Cosmogony from the Tihanama Language Donald N. Yates Philosophy is not a concept often applied to Native American traditional knowledge except in a loose sense. Yet it seems a…


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