Wednesday, 31 July 2019

902) Chief Bowles

The Bowl (also Chief Bowles, ca. 1765 – 1839). One of the leaders of the Chickamauga Cherokee during the Cherokee–American wars. He served as a Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation–West and was a leader of the Texas Cherokees.
His mother was Cherokee and his father was a Scottish trader.

- "Emmet Starr, an early historian of the Cherokee, describes Bowles as "being decidedly Gaelic in appearance, having light eyes, red hair, and somewhat freckled.

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