The Cherokee: The Past and Present of a Proud Nation

Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Initial Issue of the Cherokee Phoenix
On this day in 1828, the Cherokee Phoenix was printed, both in English and Cherokee (using the Cherokee syllabary). Read bout this proud Nation.

The Trail of Tears marked the low point in Cherokee history. The survivors of that deadly event set a new course, rebuilding their lives in an unfamiliar land. Their descendants have prospered in modern America but always remember their culture and past.

Author Smith-Llera, Danielle
Pages 32
Genre Nonfiction
Reading level 3-4
Interest level 3-6
Guided reading U
ATOS 5.6
Lexile 840L