Women / Persons ~ P15324

Nancy Ward

Alternate Names:
  • Nanyehi
Gender: Female
Life Dates: c. 1738 - 1822
  • Adventure, physical feat or survival
  • American, Native
  • Indigenous
Note: Beloved woman of Cherokee tribe; interpreter and ambassador between the Cherokee and English colonists; attempted to establish good relationships with settlers in order to prevent incursion/retaliation against Cherokee tribe
persons with degrees of separation from Nancy Ward