Cherokee Phoenix

The Cherokee Phoenix, the first Native American newspaper in the United States, was first printed in 1828 in New Echota, Georgia, the capital of the Cherokee Nation. The paper was published weekly until May 1834, when the Cherokee annuity was not paid and the presses came to a stop. This issue is dated January 28, 1829.

Courtesy of Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries

Courtesy of Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries