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Articles presented on this site were originally published between 1828 and 1834 in the Cherokee Phoenix, the national newspaper of the Cherokee Nation. This site is not affiliated with any current newspaper.

These transcriptions from the Cherokee Phoenix are presented as part of the historical record, and include historical materials that may contain negative stereotypes or language reflecting the culture or language of a particular period or place, including terminology that may not be deemed appropriate today.

If making an inquiry about a specific article, we recommend contacting one of the holding institutions. Please provide a full citation, including the volume and issue number, the date, and the page and column numbers. This information is located in the upper right corner of each article on the site.

Due to staffing limitations, the researcher may find it necessary to visit the library for inquiries that require extensive reference research.

While an effort has been made to verify the transcription against the original text, complete accuracy cannot be guaranteed. Researchers are urged to match the transcription against the original article to authenticate exact quotes. Issues of the Cherokee Phoenix are available on microfilm. Please check your local library for availability or to inquire about interlibrary loan of a microfilm copy.

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Volume Index

  1. Volume 1 (Microfilm index)
  2. Volume 2 (Microfilm index)
  3. Volume 3 (Microfilm index)
  4. Volume 4 (Microfilm index)
  5. Volume 5 (Microfilm index)