ᏣᎳᎩ

ᏣᎳᎩ

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ᏣᎳᎩᎯ ᎠᏰᎵ ᎦᏓᏘ

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ᎠᏂᎩᏚᏩᎩ ᎠᏂᏣᎳᎩ ᎦᏓᏘ

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ᎧᎸᎬᎢᏗᏢ ᏗᏂᏤᎷᎯᏍᎩ ᏣᎳᎩᎯ ᎠᏰᎵ ᎦᏓᏘ

Total population316,049+
(ᎧᎸᎬᎢᏗᏢ ᏗᏂᏤᎷᎯᏍᎩ: 13,000+, ᏣᎳᎩᎯ ᎠᏰᎵ: 288,749, ᎠᏂᎩᏚᏩᎩ ᎠᏂᏣᎳᎩ: 14,300)[1]
Regions with significant populationsᎠᎹᏰᏟ (ᎦᏯᎴᏂ ᎠᎴ ᎣᎦᎳᎰᎹ)
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ReligionᏧᎾᏁᏄᏗ ᏗᏁᎸᏙᏗ, Four Mother's Society, ᎠᎴ ᎦᏚᏩ ᏗᏁᎸᏙᏗ

ᏣᎳᎩ (ᎠᏂᏴᏫᏯ) ᎭᏫᎾᏗᏢ ᎯᎠ ᏣᎳᎩ ᎦᏬᏂᎯᏍᏗ, ᎠᎴ ᏴᏫ ᎾᏰᎯᏯ ᏧᏴᏢ ᎠᎹᏰᎵ, ᎦᎪ ᎾᎾᎢ ᎯᎠ ᎡᎶᏆ ᎢᏳᏩᎪᏗ ᏚᏓᏂᏴᏒ ᎭᏫᎾᏗᏢ ᎯᎠ 16th ᏍᎪᎯᏧᏈ ᏧᏕᏘᏴᏗ, ᎡᏙᎲᎩ ᎦᏙ ᎤᏍᏗ ᎨᏒᎢ ᎾᏊ ᎯᎠ ᎧᎸᎬᎢᏗᏢ ᎠᎹᏰᏟ ᎠᎴ Southeastern ᎠᎹᏰᏟ ᎢᏳᏩᎪᏗ ᎤᎪᏗᏗ ᎨᏒᎩ forcefully ᎤᏓᏅᏒ ᎯᎠ Ozark ᎤᏩᎾᏕᏍᎩ. ᎤᏅᏌ ᎨᏒᎩ ᏌᏊ ᎯᎠ ᎠᏂᎳᏍᏓᎸ ᏩᏎᎸᎯ ᏥᏄᏍᏗ ᎯᎠ ᎯᏍᎩ ᎤᎾᏓᏅᏘᏌᏅ ᎠᏂᎳᏍᏓᎸ.

ᎦᏚ ᎠᏄᏬᏍᏗ ᎠᎴ ᏓᎪᏍᎬ

ᎠᏰᎵ ᏚᎾᏙᏢᏒ ᎠᎴ ᎦᏚ ᎠᏄᏬᏍᏗ ᎤᏬᎳᏨ ᎾᎥᎢ ᎯᎠ ᎠᏫᏒᏗ ᎧᏃᎮᎭ ᎠᏰᎵ ᎤᏙᏢᏒ, ᎠᎴ ᎾᏓᏛᏁᎲ 250,000 ᏂᎬᎾᏛ ᎠᏰᎵ ᎤᏬᎳᏨ ᏣᎳᎩ, ᎤᎭ ᎠᏰᎵ ᎭᏫᎾᏗᏢ ᏓᎵᏆ, ᎣᎦᎳᎰᎻ (ᎯᎠ ᏣᎳᎩ ᎠᏰᎵ ᎤᏙᏢᏒ ᎠᎴ ᎠᏫᏒᏗ ᎩᏚᏩ ᏗᏂᏤᎷᎯᏍᎩ ᏣᎳᎩ ᎠᏂᏴᏫ) ᎠᎴ ᎾᎾᎢ ᏣᎳᎩ, ᎤᏴᏢ ᎧᎶᎵᎾ ( ᎧᎸᎬᎢᏗᏢ ᏗᏂᏤᎷᎯᏍᎩ ᏣᎳᎩ ᎠᏂᏴᏫ). ᎤᏔᏂᏗ ᎦᏙᎯ-ᎤᏬᎳᏨ ᏣᎳᎩ ᎠᏂᎳᏍᏓᎸ ᎤᎭ ᎠᏰᎵ ᎭᏫᎾᏗᏢ ᏣᏥᏱ, ᏨᎫᎵ ᎠᎴ ᎠᎳᏆᎹ. ᏐᎢ ᎡᏆ ᎠᎴ ᎤᏍᏗ ᎬᏙᏗ-ᎤᏬᎳᏨ ᏣᎳᎩ ᏧᎾᏙᏢᎯ ᎠᎴ ᎤᏂᎷᏨ ᎭᏫᎾᏗᏢ ᏲᏩᏁᎬ, ᎻᏑᎵ, ᏖᎾᏏ, ᎠᎴ ᏐᎢ ᎦᎷᎯᏍᏗ ᎭᏫᎾᏗᏢ ᎯᎠ ᎠᏫᏒᏗ ᎧᏃᎮᎭ.

1984 KJRH-TV ᏓᎾᏛᏁᎵᏍᎬ, "ᎠᏓᏅᏙ ᎯᎠ ᎠᏥᎸ" explored ᎯᎠ ᎧᏃᎮᏍᎩ ᎯᎠ ᎩᏚᏩ ᎤᎾᏙᏢᎯ, ᎠᎴ ᎤᎾᏤᎵ ᎠᏂᏙᎾᎥ ᎯᎠ ᎧᏃᎮᎸᎯ ceremonies ᎠᎴ ᎬᏂᎨᏒ ᎢᎬᏁᏗ ᎠᏛᏅᎢᏍᏔᏅ ᎠᎴ ᎢᎦᏘᎭ ᎢᎬᏁᏗ ᎾᎥᎢ ᎯᎠ ᏣᎳᎩ ᎤᎶᏐᏅ ᎤᎾᏤᎵ ᎤᎷᎯᏍᏗ ᎭᏫᎾᏗᏢ ᎣᎦᎳᎰᎻ. Redbird ᎠᏥᏅᏏᏓᏍᏗ ᏥᏄᏍᏛᎩ ᎤᎳᏂᎬᎬ Nighthawk ᎨᎳ ᎠᎴ ᎯᎠ ᎤᎾᏓᏟᏌᎲ revitalized ᎧᏃᎮᎸᎯ ᎠᏂᏏᏴᏫ ᏄᎾᏍᏛ ᏄᎾᏛᏅ ᏣᎳᎩ, ᎠᏓᎴᏂᏍᎬ ᎭᏫᎾᏗᏢ ᎯᎠ ᎢᎬᏱ 20th ᏍᏉᎯᏧᏈ ᏧᏕᏘᏴᏗ. ᎪᎯ ᎢᎦ ᎾᎿᎢ ᎠᎴ ᎦᎵᏉᎩ ᎬᏂᎨᏒ ᎢᎬᏁᏗ ᎠᎳᏍᎩᏓ ᏗᎦᏙᎯ ᎭᏫᎾᏗᏢ ᎣᎦᎳᎰᎻ ᎠᎴ ᎾᏍᎩ ᎯᎠ ᎢᏳᏍᏗᏊ ᎠᏓᏣᎸᏗ ᎯᎠ ᎩᏚᏩ ᎧᏃᎮᎸᎯ ᎠᎴ ᎯᎠ ᏅᎩ ᏧᏂᏥ ᎤᎾᏙᏢᎯ.

ᎯᎠ ᏓᏂᏍᏇᎵᏲᎬ "ᏣᎳᎩ" ᏥᏄᏍᏛᎩ ᏌᏊ ᎢᏳᏩᎫᏗ ᎤᏬᎯᏳᏅ ᎾᏍᏋ ᎤᏍᏆᎸᎲ ᎯᎠ ᏣᎳᎩ ᎦᏬᏂᎯᏍᏗ ᎤᏤᎵ ᏚᏙᎥ, "ᏣᎳᎩ" (ᏣᎳᎩ) – ᎪᎯ ᎾᎯᏳᎢ ᎠᎾᏍᎬᏘ ᎤᎭ ᏭᏪᏙᎢ ᏄᎾᏓᏛᏁᎸ phonetically ᎭᏫᎾᏗᏢ Portuguese (ᎠᎴ ᎤᏟ ᎢᎦᎢ ᏄᏓᎷᎸᎾ barranquenho ᎦᏬᏂᎯᏍᏗ, ᎣᏂ ᏧᏩᎫᏛ ᏧᎬᏩᎶᏗ ᎠᎦᏘᏯ Soto ᏥᏄᏍᏛᎩ Extremaduran) ᏥᏄᏍᏗ chalaque, ᎾᎯᏳᎢ ᎭᏫᎾᏗᏢ ᎠᎦᎸᏥ ᏥᏄᏍᏗ cheraqui, ᎠᎴ ᎾᎯᏳᎢ ᎾᎥᎢ ᎯᎠ ᎩᎵᏏ ᏥᏄᏍᏗ ᏣᎳᎩ.

ᎯᎠ ᏣᎳᎩ ᎦᏬᏂᎯᏍᏗ ᎾᏛᏁ ᎾᏍᎩ ᏂᎨᏒᎾ ᎢᎦᎢ ᎨᏒ ᏂᎦᎵᏍᏗᏍᎬᎫ "r" ᏚᎳᏏᏔᏅᎩ ᏚᏃᏴᎬ, ᎠᎴ ᏥᏄᏍᏗ ᏯᏛᎿ, ᎯᎠ ᎧᏁᏨ "ᏣᎳᎩ" ᎯᎳᎪ ᎢᏳ ᎤᏁᏨᎩ ᎭᏫᎾᏗᏢ ᎯᎠ ᎦᏬᏂᎯᏍᏗ ᎨᏒᎢ ᎢᏳᏂᏪᏛ ᏥᏄᏍᏗ Ꮳ-ᏂᏚᏍᏛᎢ-Ꭹ (ᎢᎦᏪᏛ Jah-ᏂᏚᏍᏛᎢ-gee ᎠᎴ Cha-ᏂᏚᏍᏛᎢ-gee) ᎾᎥᎢ ᎾᏰᎯᏯ ᎦᏬᏂᏍᎩ, ᎣᏂ ᏧᏩᎫᏛ ᎾᏍᎩ ᎯᎠ ᏚᏃᏴᎬ ᎤᎪᏗᏗ ᎾᎥᏂᎨᎢ ᎾᎥᏂᎨ ᎡᎵᏍᏗ "ᏣᎳᎩ" ᎭᏫᎾᏗᏢ ᎯᎠ ᎾᏰᎯᏯ ᎦᏬᏂᎯᏍᏗ. ᎤᎦᎾᏭ ᎢᏗᏢ ᏣᎳᎩ ᎤᎾᏓᏟᏌᎲ ᏄᏛᏁᎸ ᎧᏁᎬ ᎾᎥᎢ ᎦᏬᏂᎯᏍᏗ ᎬᏙᏗ trilled "r" ᎤᏃᏴᎬ ᎤᎶᏐᏅ ᎢᎬᏱ ᏚᏓᏂᏴᏒ ᎬᏙᏗ Europeans ᎢᏧᎳ ᎠᎦᎸᏥ ᎠᎴ ᏍᏆᏂ ᎦᏌᏆᎸ ᎭᏫᎾᏗᏢ ᏣᏥᏱ ᎠᎴ ᎠᎳᏆᎹ ᎾᎯᏳᎨᏒ ᎯᎠ ᎢᎬᏱ 1700s. ᎯᎠ ᎯᎸᎯᏳᎢ ᎠᏂᎫᏔᏂ ᎦᏬᏂᎯᏍᏗ ᎠᎴ ᎣᎦᎳᎰᎻ ᎦᏬᏂᎯᏍᏗ ᎿᏛᎦ ᎾᏍᎩ ᏂᎨᏒᎾ ᎢᎦᎢ ᎨᏒ ᏂᎦᎵᏍᏗᏍᎬᎫ "r" ᏚᎳᏏᏔᏅᎩ ᏚᏃᏴᎬ.

ᎯᎠ ᎧᏁᏨ "ᏣᎳᎩ" ᎨᏒᎢ derived ᎧᏁᏨ ᎦᏙ ᎤᏍᏗ ᎤᎷᏨᎩ ᎠᎴᏅᏔᏅ ᏂᏛᎴᏅᏓ ᎯᎠ ᎠᏂᏣᏓ ᏗᏓᏁᏟᏴᎡᏗ ᎦᏬᏂᎯᏍᏗ. ᎾᏍᎩ ᏥᏄᏍᏛᎩ derived ᏂᏛᎴᏅᏓ ᎯᎠ ᎠᏂᏣᏓ ᎧᏁᏨ "Cha-ᏂᏚᏍᏛᎢ-kee" ᎦᏙ ᎤᏍᏗ ᎤᏅᏔᏂᏓᏍᏗ "ᎾᏍᎩ ᎦᎪ ᎠᎴᏂᏓᏍᏗ ᎭᏫᎾᏗᏢ ᎯᎠ ᏙᏓᎸ" ᎠᎴ "ᎾᏍᎩ ᎦᎪ ᎠᎴᏂᏓᏍᏗ ᎭᏫᎾᏗᏢ ᎯᎠ ᎤᏍᏔᎦᎳᏱ." ᎯᎠ ᏚᏙᎥ ᎦᏙ ᎤᏍᏗ ᎯᎠ ᏣᎳᎩ ᎠᎴᏅᏔᏅ ᎬᏔᏅᎯ ᎾᏍᎩᎾᎢ ᎤᏅᏌ ᎨᏒᎢ Ah-Ꮒ-yv-wi-Ꮿ (ᏗᏙᎳᎩ ᎠᏁᏢᏔᏅᎯ "ᎾᏍᎩ ᎯᎠ ᎠᎴ ᏂᎦᏛ ᎯᎠ ᏴᏫ ᏴᏫ"). ᎤᎪᏗᏗ ᎾᏰᎯᏯ ᏴᏩᏁᎬ ᎠᏂᎳᏍᏓᎸ ᎤᎭ ᏚᏙᎥ ᎾᏍᎩᎾᎢ ᎤᏅᏌ ᎦᏙ ᎤᏍᏗ ᎤᏅᏔᏂᏓᏍᏗ ᎾᎥᏂᎨᏍᏙᏗᏇ ᎪᎯ. ᏱᏂᎬᏛᎾ, ᎪᎯᏊ ᎢᏴ ᏥᎩ ᏣᎳᎩ ᎤᏯᏅᏛ ᎤᏅᏌ ᏣᎳᎩ, ᎠᎴ ᏣᎳᎩ.

Other Languages
Afrikaans: Cherokee
አማርኛ: ጻላጊ
asturianu: Cheroqui
azərbaycanca: Çerokilər
تۆرکجه: چروکی‌‌لر
башҡортса: Чероки
беларуская: Чэрокі
български: Чероки
català: Cherokees
Tsetsêhestâhese: Sena'kaneo'o
čeština: Čerokíové
Чӑвашла: Чероки
Cymraeg: Cherokee
dansk: Cherokee
Deutsch: Cherokee
Ελληνικά: Τσερόκι
English: Cherokee
Esperanto: Ĉerokoj
español: Cheroqui
euskara: Txeroki
فارسی: چروکی
suomi: Cherokeet
français: Cherokees
Gaeilge: Seiricíoch
עברית: צ'רוקי
magyar: Cserokik
հայերեն: Չերոկիներ
Bahasa Indonesia: Cherokee
italiano: Cherokee
日本語: チェロキー
ქართული: ჩეროკები
한국어: 체로키족
lietuvių: Čerokiai
latviešu: Čiroki
македонски: Чероки
മലയാളം: ചെറോക്കീ
मराठी: चेरोकी
Bahasa Melayu: Cherokee
Plattdüütsch: Cherokee (Volk)
Nederlands: Cherokee (volk)
norsk: Cherokee
Diné bizaad: Chééwokii Dineʼé
polski: Czirokezi
português: Cherokees
Runa Simi: Chiruki
română: Cherokee
русский: Чероки
Scots: Cherokee
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Cherokee
Simple English: Cherokee
српски / srpski: Чероки
svenska: Cherokeser
தமிழ்: செரோக்கீ
Türkçe: Çerokiler
українська: Черокі
اردو: چروکی
oʻzbekcha/ўзбекча: Chiroqilar
Tiếng Việt: Người Cherokee
中文: 切羅基人
Bân-lâm-gú: Cherokee
粵語: 柴羅基人