Professor Celia Naylor Blogs about "History Lost in the Cherokee Freedmen Controversy"

Celia Naylor, Associate Professor of History and Africana Studies, provides historical context for the current debates surrounding the Cherokee freedmen in the "First Peoples: New Directions for Indigenous Studies" blog.

Naylor is the author of African Cherokees in Indian Territory: From Chattel to Citizens (University of North Carolina Press, 2008), which examines the intricate and emotionally charged history of Cherokee freedpeople.