Native American (Cherokee) Traditions – Rituals & Ceremonies: The Old Cherokee Wedding

Native American (Cherokee) Traditions – Rituals & Ceremonies: The Old Cherokee Wedding

The Cherokee wedding ceremony is a very beautiful event, whether it is the old fashioned, or ‘ancient’ ceremony or a modern one. The original ceremony differed from clan to clan and community to community, but basically used the same ritual elements. Because clanship is matrilineal in the Cherokee society, it is forbidden to marry within […]