palisade

Home » palisade

Cherokee warfare – Native Americans

By |2018-04-07T17:05:46+00:00August 10th, 2017|Native American, War|

Cherokee arrowhead In the Late Woodland and Mississippian period, about 500 AD to 1500 AD, Cherokee men fought a lot of wars with their neighbors, especially against the Creek and the Chocktaw men. When Cherokee men were fighting their enemies, they tied strips of otter skin around their heads, upper arms, and legs below the knees, to show that they [...]

Cherokee houses and Cherokee architecture – Native Americans

By |2018-04-07T17:05:23+00:00August 7th, 2017|Architecture, Native American|

Cherokee houses: Replica of Cherokee winter house Cherokee houses Most people who lived in the Cherokee nation lived in houses that were just for one family. These houses were usually circular. They were made of tree branches bent into a circular shape and then plastered with mud (the frame was a lot like the frame [...]