|The plasticity of place : the lives of Cherokee sacred places and the struggles to protect them
||Through an analysis of a variety of primary and secondary sources, this thesis outlines
the malleability of “sacredness” and the importance of specific places to individual and
collective identities. The first section of the thesis introduces the r...
|The Peachtree Valley and Valley Town mission : a baptist recategorization of a Cherokee landscape
||Peachtree Valley in Clay county, North Carolina has a long history of diversity in plant,
animal, and human habitation. The Cherokee, who have inhabited the valley for
thousands of years, have a deep history of relationships with the cultural and b...
|The politics of place : the role of regionalism in mid-eighteenth century Anglo-Cherokee diplomacy
||“The Politics of Place” examines the role of regionalism in Anglo-Cherokee diplomacy between 1750 and 1764. Using South Carolina’s colonial records pertaining to Indian Affairs, this thesis examines the era thematically. The thesis first explores the...