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 - V J!-;;.;?: Indian Legend of Cateechee. The...
V J!-;;.;?: Indian Legend of Cateechee. The explanation of this legend is dint'tly .quoted from tho prt-faetr of Rev. J. .Walter Daniel's 'ptx;m "Ctiteechee of Keeoww)." The writer isalso indebted to Rev. J. Walter Daniel for much of tlj material ushI in constructing this story. Several years ago while explofng the Blue Ridge Tu in tel. and thiit region of country, the writer ajso gatued much information aboat thiB Legend from nu old gentlepnan of that vicinity. Out of the naiterial obtained frodi these two son reCs this story has 1wd cpnstructcih but much of interest has been ouiittei 011 account of tf!igth. v .. ' Explanation of the Story. In l750 Capt. James Frdtlcis and his two sons. Allen ami Henry, came to the vicinity of Ninety -Six, S. (..and established a trailing pst with the Ohwokees. Allen P rancis, witli hjs father, frequently visited the Cherokee country on trading expeditions. During these visits he becDmn acquainted with Cateechee, or Kaqueena, as sheas sometimea .called. She was a slave to the old chief Kttruga,-i(iid a captim ..Choctaw maiden, hence the two names by which she is known in tradition. The former is Cherokee and the latter is Choctaw. The names mean . the same thing- "The Deer's m i t lacemusi grazing in shadows she with richly tvith tlread tirpose to at tort the ponies and they ly" turned compassion, friendship. She improvised a rein where fated Cjiteeche-. grace, as if away ins peltry to feet," said revenge and awful .secret.' whirlw ind iJiles hadow. il dv If'l ine rrix Atues

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  1. The Evening Index,
  2. 09 Jul 1903, Thu,
  3. Page 2

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