State/Province
Unorganized United States territory (now in Oklahoma)
Country
United States of America

Cherokee Nation, unorganized United States territory (now in Oklahoma)

Summary

Autonomous tribal government in North America. Established in land west of Arkansas Territory and Missouri after Cherokee Indians ceded all their territory east of Mississippi River to U.S. in series of treaties from 1828 to 1835. Council of Fifty sought to negotiate for temporary home for Saints among Cherokee, 1845.

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