• We Offer Expert Assistance in Finding your Family’s Connection to the Cherokee People.

    Direct from the Cherokee Indian Reservation in North Carolina. Bob Blankenship, an enrolled member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, with twelve years of elected service on Tribal Council, offers his publications and services on this web site.

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CHEROKEE NAMES AND FACTS is a research service for those desiring more detailed information about their ancestry. An extensive library of microfilm and other publications along with modern computer technology has greatly improved service for clients.

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BOB BLANKENSHIP has published several books on Cherokee Genealogy. Click on a book below to learn more about that particular title, or visit our store for more info.


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Millons of Americans are direct decendents of the American Indian. Many are knowledgeable of this fact – others are not.

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That’s right, 100% free! Bob Blankenship will personally sign any of the various Cherokee Roots titles just for you. So what are you waiting for?

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