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Cherokee: James Mooney: Historical Anthropology

Guide to resources for the study of the Cherokee. Resources created after the mid-19th century are limited to the Eastern Band of the Cherokee in North Carolina.

James Mooney

A self-trained anthropologist, James Mooney dedicated his life to researching Native American culture.  He made several research trips to the Eastern Band of the Cherokee in the late 19th and early twentieth centuries.  Much of what is known about traditional Cherokee culture was recorded by Mooney. To read more, see v. 7, no. 2 of the Great Smoky Mountains Colloquy.    Mooney published many articles on the Cherokee, some of which are provided in full-text below:



    James Mooney

    National Anthropological Archives


    History and Medieval Studies Librarian

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    Shaina Anderson
    Hodges Library
    Subjects: History