people of the southeast

people of the southeast







The people of the southeast

the Cherokee were one of the largest groups of native Americans. their lands stretched from Ohio to Alabama. Sequoya was a Cherokee leader. He invented a way to write the Cherokee language.In the 1839,s the united states government forced the Cherokee off their ,and do that European settlers could live there. The Cherokee were forced to walk hundreds of miles to what is now Oklahoma. The.The journey they made was called the trail of tears because so many Cherokee died on the way due to illness,hunger,or exhaustion.


today the Cherokee live in many places in the united states,including the southeast.