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The Way of the Priests (The Real People #1)

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"No one weaves a tribal story quite like Robert Conley. Conley's books are entertaining, colorful, and chock-full of tribal history and culture."--Wilma P. Mankiller, former Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation

Few writers portray Native American life and history as richly, authentically, and insightfully as Robert J. Conley, an important voice of the Cherokee past. The
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Hardcover, 177 pages
Published October 27th 1992 by Doubleday
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Lela
Jan 26, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I bought this at a library sale because I rarely see any book about Cherokee people anywhere and grabbed it thinking it would be nice to have something written by m own people about my people.
A short novel about the Cherokees, pre-colonials, and their ways. The story includes how the kutanis are beginning to overstate their power as well as the tension between the real people and other tribes. Entertaining and at times sad and violent story.
Has a nice glimpse into the culture of the people and l
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Robert J. Conley was a Cherokee author and enrolled member of the Cherokee Nation, a federally recognized tribe of American Indians. In 2007, he received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Native Writers' Circle of the Americas.
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