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5 Facts About Nancy Ward

Here are 5 facts about Nancy Ward

  • Nancy Ward was a Cherokee Indian whose name was Nanyehi
  • She was a great believer in peaceful coexistence with European-Americans.
  • Despit Nanyehi's objections to the sale of Cherokee lands to whites her warning were largely ignored
  • Her second marriage was to Bryant Ward a South Carolina colonist and Indian trader, hence the name Nancy Ward
  • Her death is thought to have ocurred in 1822 possibly 1824,
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