ᏣᎳᎩ ᎦᏓᏆᎵ ᎠᎴ ᎩᎵᏏ Cherokee Clay and the English

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Josiah Wedgwood created some of the most beautiful, distinctive dinnerware in the world, desired and admired by royalty and the everyday collector . Even today the name Wedgwood conjures images of elegance and perfection. What most people don’t know is that he used Cherokee clay to achieve it. Early European … Read More

ᎯᎸᏍᎩᏆᏅ ᎠᎴ ᎠᏂᏣᎳᎩ Peaches and Cherokees

Peaches originated in China. The Spanish introduced them to the New World and by 1571 peaches were introduced by Franciscan monks to St. Simons and Cumberland islands along Georgia’s coast. How they got to Cherokee country is anybody’s guess, but by the time the Cherokees had regular interaction with Europeans, … Read More

ᎫᏩᏯ, ᎠᎾᏛᏁᎵᏍᎬ ᎠᎴ ᎡᏆ ᎤᎳᏏᏕᎾ (Huckleberries, a Ferris Wheel & Bigfoot…or 10 Things To Do at the National Huckleberry Festival.)

The 50th Annual National Huckleberry Festival in Jay Oklahoma coincides with Fourth of July weekend. The big day of festival events is Saturday July 01, 2017. Venues are scattered around town. Go to the Oklahoma Tourism website to learn more or the Huckleberry Capital of the World Unofficial Facebook Page … Read More

ᎫᏩᏯ ᎠᎴ ᏏᏆ ᎪᎢᎯᎬᏂᏍᏙᏗ (Huckleberries and Hog Fry)

The National Huckleberry Festival in Jay, Oklahoma has been a part of my life, all of my life. I remember my sister and her boyfriend trying to ditch me and my two brothers at the carnival. They’d go to the ring toss game and there we’d be.  At the little … Read More

ᎠᏅᏓᏛᎯ (Remembered)

I walked along the creek bank until I reached the shallowest part. As usual, the spring rains had filled the small creek with crystal clear water that covered the white rock bottom. In a few weeks, as the summer sun beams, it would dry up, leaving only shrinking pockets of … Read More

Welcome to Cherokee Images

Welcome to the latest version of Cherokee Images. Cherokee Images started many years ago, when the internet was in its infancy. It began as a way to document and share Cherokee culture with tribal members living outside the Cherokee Nation and to provide accurate cultural information to non-Cherokees. Over time … Read More