Great Plains Studies, Center for


Date of this Version

February 1991


Published in Great Plains Research 1:1 (February 1991), pp. 182–183. Copyright © 1991 The Center for Great Plains Studies, University of Nebraska–Lincoln. Used by permission.


This volume discusses major dynamics of Cherokee population trends during historic times. That is, it describes the formation and fortunes of one ethnic minority in the United States. Such historic demography is necessarily limited by available information. Consequently, this discussion presents more (and more reliable) details about recent demographic trends than about earlier ones.