Reclaiming Displaced Heritages: Books

Conley, Robert J. Cherokee Dragon. New York: St. Martin's Press, 2000.

Historical novel tells the story of the Cherokee leader Biyu (Dragging Canoe) during the American Revolution. Sets the stage for players in the Mountain Windsong. Some violence.

Conley, Robert J. Mountain Windsong. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1992.

Love story between Waguli (Whipporwill) and Oconeechee, a young Cherokee man. Combination of history and legend - as they are separated. Interspersed with historical documents, including letter from Ralph Waldo Emerson to president of U.S.

Duvall, Deborah L. The Cherokee Nation and Tahlequah. Charleston: Arcadia Publishing, 1999.

A visual history of the Cherokee Nation, featuring the capital, Tahlequah, Oklahoma. Pictorial documentation of the Trail of Tears.

Erdoes, Richard, and Alfonso Ortiz, eds. American Indian Myths and Legends. New York: Pantheon Boosk, 1984.

Collection of 160 tales from 80 tribal groups. Includes four Cherokee myths.

Glancy, Diane. Pushing the Bear. San Diego: Harcourt, Brace & Company, 1996.

The voices of Maritole, her husband Knowbowtee, white soldiers, missionaries, and other members of the Trail of Tears, tell a tragic story of the forced removal and relocation.

Perdue, Theda, and Michael D. Green, eds. The Cherokee Removal A Brief History with Documents. Boston: Bedford Books of St. Martin's Press, 1995.

Collection of historical documents that tell the story of the Cherokee Removal. Documents are interspersed with a narrative that is easy to follow.