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"The difference is about our land": Cherokees and Catawbas
During the American Revolution, American Indians living in North Carolina had to choose whether to support England or the colonists. While different groups of Indians made different decisions, most made their choices based on how they thought they could best protect their lands. By Jim L. SumnerReprinted by permission from Tar Heel Junior Historian 32, no. 1 (Fall 1992): 23-27, copyright North Carolina Museum of History.