Roy Hamilton, Cultural Advisor, Genealogist, and Project Manager with the Cherokee Nation, gives a talk on aspects of tracing Cherokee genealogy, both for the purpose of establishing tribal membership and to identify one's Cherokee heritage. This talk was webcast and recorded in the Rasmuson Theater of the National Museum of the American Indian on June 11, 2016.
Recorded in schedule of John Wesley Powell's Introduction to the Study of Indian Languages. Some Hitchiti or Mikasuki terms (in the Creek alphabet) have been added in another handwriting in the second column on page 77-80, and a Tuscarora word is added in an A. note by J. N. B. Hewitt on page 81.
Manuscript 3536, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
2590-A Original formulae in Cherokee syllabary from the Gadigwanasti (Belt) manuscript. 186 formulae in ledger book, , 1-119 pages; and 94 formulae on loose sheets, 65 pages numbered 100-164. [See also Pilling, Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 6, page 163] Laminated 1964 & bound at 2 volumes. **Negative microfilm on file.
2590-b Transliterations and translations by Mooney, of 43 formulae from the Gadigwanasti (Belt) manuscript. 1-96 pages handwritten.
2590-c Transliterations and translations by Mooney, of 96 formulae mainly from the Ayuini (Swimmer) manuscript, with extensive notes and interpretations. 1-264 pages.
Manuscript 2590, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Cherokee Days 2105 is the museum's second festival featuring storytelling, films, dance, music, family activities and demonstrations from citizens of the Cherokee Nation, the Eastern Band of Cherokee and the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee, who are partnering on this program that shares the true Cherokee story. In this segment, Roy Hamilton, who works on history and preservation for the Cheokee Nation, gives a talk on tracing Cherokee heritage with details on determining Cherokee tribal membership. This presentation was webcast from the Rasmuson Theater of the National Museum of the American Indians on April 10, 2015.