The Cherokee Beliefs

“The Cherokees did not separate spiritual and physical realms but regarded them as one, and they practiced their religion in a host of private daily observances as well as in public ceremonies.”

The Great Spirit – and Other Spirits

The Cherokee revere the Great Spirit, simply referred to as Unetlanvhi, or “Creator”, who presides over all things and created the Earth.  The Great Spirit is said to be omnipotent, omnipresent, and omniscient.  The Unetlanvhi is said to have made the earth to provide for her children. Continue reading “The Cherokee Beliefs”