The Cherokee Indian Reservation is located on the edge of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and is the home of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. These Indians are descended from those who fled to the rugged heart of the Smokies to avoid the removal to Oklahoma. (Photo - Ramsey Walkingstick) Cherokee Indian_white clothing by SC_postcard_trader, via Flickr
kickapoo indians - They played a prominent part in the history of this region up to the close of the War of 1812, aiding Tecumseh in his efforts against the United States, while many Kickapoo fought with Black Hawk in 1832. In 1837 Kickapoo warriors to the number of 100 were engaged by the United States to go, in connection with other western Indians, to fight the Seminole of Florida.