Chapter 3: The Snowbird Cherokee | Periscope

Map of Cherokee Communities
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Only a few Cherokee escaped the Indian Removal Act. Those who remained found safe hiding places in the remote mountains and valleys of Appalachia. Today, the Snowbird community is home to many descendants of these Cherokee.

Map: Qualla, Tomotla, and Snowbird are the three major tribal communities for Cherokee in North Carolina.