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Complex Sovereignty of the Cherokee

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Among North Carolina's 100 counties and 650 cities and towns, there is one \"dependent sovereignty\" with a Principal Chief. The sovereignty is the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, proprietors of a 56,000-acre Western North Carolina wooded realm. The Principal Chief is Walter Jackson, born a Cherokee in 1924 and promoted by his fellow tribesmen in 1967 to the highest distinction an Indian can attain. Siler discusses the state's most unusual form of government and how it functions.
The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 36 Issue 17, Feb 1969, p8-10, il, por