[Homestead] Follow the Drinking Gourd
erthnsky at bellsouth.net
Mon Apr 28 22:39:16 EDT 2008
Clansgian at wmconnect.com wrote:
> It is much like the question brough up about Europeans invading the new
> world. It did happen. Much is made about the removal of the Cherokee, which was
> an autrocity by any measure, but how many people know that at the time of the
> removal, the Cherokee had been in the Southern Appalachians only about 2000
> years. They originally lived in the Great Lakes area and speak (it is a living
> language) an Iriqoian language.
I knew I knew!
In Bev's area they displaced Muskeegee
> speaking people, but around here they displaced the previous inhabitants so
> thoroughly that no body even knows who they were. We have the pre Cherokee artifacts
> and evidence of a sudden disappearance, but apparently they were wiped out.
Right. We just know they were mound builders before.
BevanRon of EarthNSky Farm NW Georgia USDA Zone 7
34.498N 85.076W Bev is Earth, Ron is Sky
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