The following is a composition of the writings, research and philosophies of Charles "Kingfisher" Rogers, Chief of the Cherokee Nation of Sequoyah. With the help of my son-in-law, Nathan... More > "Hawk Song" Smith, we have put together these findings and writings to share with all of you who may have interest in learning more about the Cherokee way of life. I have also included articles and research from the late journalist Al Kinsall and the late Cherokee Storyteller Gregg Howard. I met both of these men on my many trips I to Zaragosa, the Governor's Calbagatas and the tomb of Sequoyah.I am currently the White Chief and a Living Legacy Artist of the Cherokee Nation of Sequoyah.
Regan "Waterhawk" Garrett< Less
The Ramsey Ranch, outside of
La Grange, Texas, has been the gathering
place of the Ramsey family since 1980.
A working cattle ranch managed by
Aurora "Lani"... More > Ramsey, is depicted here in
photos and memories.
The Garretts, Chambers, Moores and
Brinkmans have all enjoyed the nearby
Oaks Restuarant and the swing in the oak
tree by the chapel on many holidays and
weekends. I hope this book helps
everyone remember those happy times.< Less
Our Cherokee great-grandmother Mary Delilah Price was born in Arkansas in 1855. She was listed on the Indian Territory census with Charles R. Layton in 1890. She had three sons at the time of her... More > death: James Edward Layton (age 10), our grandfather Joseph Howard Layton (age 7), and John F. Layton (age 5). She was giving birth to a fourth child when she passed on. She is buried in an unmarked grave at the Purdy Camp #9 Cemetary in Oklahoma.< Less
For your sake, do not bathe with nor drink water from pipes.
Eat what your body wants.
Don't allow gas or electricity into your home.
Never take a number for a name, for the government and... More > corporations will own the world some day.
Eat Yams often.
Cherokee Prophet and Grandfather
“Daddy Joe” Layton
Fort Sill, Oklahoma 1905< Less