Cherokee Women In Charge - Female Power and Leadership In American Indian Nations of Eastern North America
by Karen Cood Cooper. This newly published book, by a noted Cherokee author is a very interesting history about the matrilineal society of Cherokee women. It describes Cherokee and indigenous women as independent and strong women who often bore the greater workload, both inside and outside the home. There are also chapters on Seminole, Choctaw, Creek women as well. Information about Cherokee women and the Trail of Tears, and their lives in Oklahoma is also included. The List of References is extensive, and the book contains a full name index, photos and illustrations, plus genealogy data. Published in 2022, soft cover, 237 pages.
Available at Talbot Library and Museum, Colcord, Oklahoma or online at talbotlibrary.org