Old Souls in a New World: The Secret History of the Cherokee Indians (Cherokee Chapbooks # 7)

by Donald N. Yates

Paperback, 2013



Call number

E99.C5 Y39 2013



Panther's Lodge (2013), Edition: 1, 104 pages


What if the history of America's largest Indian nation is actually a polite modern fiction, one invented by "anthropologists and other friends"? In this sweeping revisionist study of the Cherokee Indians, a scholar trained in classical philology and the new science of genetics discloses the inside story of his tribe. Combining evidence from historical records, esoteric sources like the Keetoowah and Shalokee Warrior Society, archeology, linguistics, religion, myth, sports and music, and DNA, this first new take on the subject in a hundred years guides the reader, ever so surely, into the secret annals of the Eshelokee, whose true name and origins have remained hidden until now. The narrative starts in the third century BCE and concludes with the Cherokees' removal to Indian Territory in the nineteenth century, when all standard histories just begin. The ancient Egyptians, Greeks, Jews, Romans and Phoenicians have long departed from the world stage. The Cherokee remain after more than two thousand years and are their heirs.… (more)


Original language


Physical description

104 p.; 6 inches


0615892337 / 9780615892337


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