Newly translated Cherokee cave writings reveal sacred messages

The inscriptions were found in Manitou Cave in Alabama

a photo of a Cherokee inscription on the wall of a cave

TEAM SPIRIT  A Cherokee inscription inside an Alabama cave likely refers to rituals conducted in 1828 before a spiritually significant athletic contest similar to modern-day lacrosse, researchers say.

A. Cressler, B.D. Carroll et al/Antiquity 2019

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