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How many Cherokees are there today?

Although there are many people with Cherokee ancestry all around the world, the total number of citizens of federally recognized Cherokee tribes number more than 288,500.

A good comparison to the difference would be to consider this analogy: a person may have French ancestry, but they are not considered ‘French' unless they are a citizen of France .

The Cherokee Nation has approximately 260,000 tribal citizens, residing all around the world. Approximately 120,000 of these citizens live within the jurisdictional boundaries of the Cherokee Nation.

The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians has approximately 12,500 tribal citizens, while the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians has approximately 16,000 tribal citizens.

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Description: An application error occurred on the server. The current custom error settings for this application prevent the details of the application error from being viewed remotely (for security reasons). It could, however, be viewed by browsers running on the local server machine.

Details: To enable the details of this specific error message to be viewable on remote machines, please create a <customErrors> tag within a "web.config" configuration file located in the root directory of the current web application. This <customErrors> tag should then have its "mode" attribute set to "Off".


<!-- Web.Config Configuration File -->

<configuration>
    <system.web>
        <customErrors mode="Off"/>
    </system.web>
</configuration>

Notes: The current error page you are seeing can be replaced by a custom error page by modifying the "defaultRedirect" attribute of the application's <customErrors> configuration tag to point to a custom error page URL.


<!-- Web.Config Configuration File -->

<configuration>
    <system.web>
        <customErrors mode="RemoteOnly" defaultRedirect="mycustompage.htm"/>
    </system.web>
</configuration>