Muscogee and Cherokee tribes of Georgia

The American Library Association would like to acknowledge the indigenous history of the state of Georgia and recognize The Georgia Tribe of Eastern Cherokee, and The Lower Muscogee Creek Tribe.



Seal of the Cherokee Nation                                                                              Seal of the Muscogee Nation 



The original Native tribes of Georgia. 


The Georgia Council of on American Indian Concerns is located in Stockbridge, GA is about 26 minutes from Atlanta. They provide information on state parks and reserves, tribal information, preservation of ancestral lands,  and history documents. 
There is a  Native American Heritage Tour that starts with the Georgia part of the Appalachian foothills in Cartersville, GA about an hour from Atlanta. 
The Atlanta History Center has a permanent exhibit on Native and indigenous  peoples: 
From their website:  
Long before the first European settlers came to what is now called Georgia, the Mississippian Indians developed complex societies on these lands – complete with art, music, ceremony, agriculture, architecture and trade industries. The Creeks and Cherokees left landmarks and cultural legacies prior to their 1830s removal from the state on the Trail of Tears. Native Lands explores Indians’ recent history and their continuing connections to Georgia through the voices of contemporary Creeks and Cherokees.
For more information on Muscogee and Cherokee tribes: