This Day in Oklahoma History

26 September

Cherokee Advocate Published

The first newspaper, the Cherokee Advocate, began publication in September of 1844. This paper migrated with the Cherokee Indians from Georgia and was published as the official organ of the tribal government and a dispenser of missionary and agricultural matter. It was printed in English on two pages, with a Cherokee language version printed on the other two pages. more...

Thursday, September 26, 1844

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