Indian Creek Tribe Chickamauga Cherokee Family Reunion 2013

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ALABAMA HOMECOMING FAMILY REUNION

LITTLE INDIAN CREEK CHICKAMAUGA CHEROKEE TRIBE

OCTOBER 26-27, 2013

CLAYTON, BARBOUR COUNTY, ALABAMA

 

 

SATURDAY 

8:00 - 9:00 am.........  Members   gather at the Clayton Five and Dime Restaurant to meet and                                 talk with Alabama area family residents, learning more about our family ties.   10:00 - 4:00 pm......  Open for are sightseeing of area places of interest.

1:30 pm .................  Tribal Council Meeting/Mothers of the Roundhouse Meeting                           5:00 pm - until......... Cook-out at Lakepoint State Park   

 

 

   SUNDAY

8:00 - 9:00 am ............. Breakfast at the Clayton Baptist Church with church congregation          

11:00 - until............Dinner on the grounds of the Historic Bethsaida Primitive Baptist Church      

 

This will be a time of Tribal renewal and family unity.  You will have the opportunity to find family members you have only heard about, and meet others you have not seen for years.  You will be able to walk the paths of your ancestors, see where they lived and hear stories about their struggles and triumphs.  You can find your ancestors final resting place.  The questions about your family's history will finally be answered.

 Sometime during the weekend (to be announced) there will be a Naming Ceremony for members wishing to receive their Native American name.  (Contact the main office for details)

Everyone is asked to bring a covered dish to share with your Tribal family.  Good food always makes an event more enjoyable!

The Alabama Homecoming Reunion is going to prove to be an event that we will never forget.  It will be a time of renewal for our Tribe and a push forward to greater unity within our membership.  Come be with us in October and get in on the fun.

 

Watch the newsletter for further details or contact the main office.

Updated on 8/8/2013


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Alabama Indian Villages, Towns and Settlements


Emussa (imúsa, 'affluent', 'tributary'). Mentioned as a Lower Creek town formerly on lower Chattahooche r., Henry co., Ala., 2 m. above Wikaiva, near the junction of Omussee cr., with 20 inhabit ants in 1820. It seems to be equally probable that the settlement, which is not mentioned by early writers, composed of Yamasi, from whom it derived its name.

Eufaula. A former Upper Creek town on Eufaula cr., 5 or 6 m. s. of the present town of Talladega, Ala.

Eufaula. A former Upper Creek town on the w. bank of Tallapoosa r., near the site of the present Dadeville, Tallapoosa co., Ala.

Eufaula. A former Lower Creek town on the w. bank of Chattahoochee r., in Henry co., Ala.

Eufaula. A former Lower Creek town on the E. bank of Chattahoochee r., 15 m. below Sawokli, Quitman co., Ga. In 1799 a portion of its inhabitants settled at several points downstream as far as the mouth of Flint r.; the settlements here made also became known as Eufaula.

Eufaula. A town of the Creek Nation on the s. side of Deep fork of Canadian r., near Ocmulgee, Ind. T.

Eufaula. Formerly a town, now a city, of the Creek Nation, near the mouth of North fork of Canadian r, on the Mo., Kans. and Tex. R. R., Ind. T.


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