"Trail of Tears" - The Cherokee people where forced to move west of the Mississippi River, by the settlers. Over of the Cherokee population died during this event, and many of the settlers disagreed with this policy.
Cherokee, Native Americans, Bears, Bear, Cherokee Language, Native American, Native American Indians, Native American Men
Legends Bear. Art Bears Project of Cherokee, North Carolina. The Bears Project started in 2005 with the intention of showcasing the variety of talented artists within the Qualla Boundary. A committee researched several concepts prior to selecting a bear theme, as they intended to produce something that would be culturally significant. Bears are a large part of the Cherokee culture and appear in many of the stories and legends that the Cherokee people hold sacred.