by Myra Vanderpool Gormley
This book is an introduction to genealogical sources pertaining to the Cherokee nation, designed specifically for researchers trying to prove their heritage for tribal membership, as well as those who are simply interested in investigating family legends about Cherokee ancestry.
It includes a thumbnail history of the tribe and elaborates on famous topics such as the Trail of Tears, the seven clans, and tribal divisions. Cherokee Connections also examines some of the myths and folklore surrounding this important Native American tribe.
The book also examines such critical sources of genealogical value as the Dawes Commission records, the Dawes Final Rolls, and the Guion Miller Rolls.
64 pp., paperback, (1995), reprinted 1998, ISBN 0-8063-1579-2