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for Southern Indian Studies Vol. 2 Issue 2, Oct 1950
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During the colonial period, the British attempted to maintain friendly relations with the Cherokees in the international struggle for American soil. In an attempt to move cooperatively against a common enemy, southern colonies, including North Carolina were authorized to devastate the Cherokee nation in all settlements. This article describes this destructive expedition and bearing on the immediate Cherokee in the vicinity of the town of Nununyi.
Although the organization of the eastern Cherokees in the was very loose, ceremonies and forms played a large part in the all aspects of war, from declaration to making of peace.
The Cherokee became of interest to the British as they were in key positions to help halt the push of the Spanish up from Florida. This article tracks their relationship with the State of North Carolina since that time.