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Missouri Cherokee Tribes proclaim Jewish Heritage
Christians Unite dot com ^ | February 7, 2003 | Editorial Staff

Posted on 02/21/2003 1:42:37 PM PST by vannrox

Missouri Cherokee Tribes proclaim Jewish Heritage


by Staff
February 7, 2003

The Northern Cherokee Nation of the Old Louisiana Territory has recently shocked the world by claiming their ancient Oral legends tell of a Cherokee migration made to America from the area known as Masada.

This startling evidence is being offered to the public by Beverly Baker Northup whom is the spokesperson for their organization. The evidence offered in support of this connection to Cherokees escaping the mountain fortress of Masada is based in part of what Northup claims is stories passed down from elders and the similarity between ancient words.

Beverly Baker Northup believes there is a connection between these two peoples based on evidence of Jews of the region around Masada during Roman times wearing braided hair and the similarities that the spokesperson attributes to Hebrew language.

In explaining this connection Beverly Baker Northup is quoted as saying:

"The story has been kept alive among our Cherokee people that the Sicarii who escaped from Masada, are some of our ancestors who managed to cross the water to this land, and later became known as Cherokees. (Please note the phonetic resemblance of Si'cari'i and, Cherokee or Tsa'ra-gi'.)"

Northup claims that the famous scholar Josephus wrote that there were escapees from Masada in which the spokesperson for the Northern Cherokee states that this is evidence that gives credence to this connection between the Cherokee Indians and the Jews.

In addition to other startling claims, there is also the belief by the Northern Cherokee that a rock that was uncovered in Tennessee in 1889 that is named the Bat Creek Stone, proves a transatlantic connection to Jews.

Northup believes that the scratched writings on the rock indicate that the stone is evidence of a first century Atlantic Crossing to America by these escaped Jews that later became known as the Northern Cherokee Indians.

The Northern Cherokee attempted to gain full legislative recognition in the State of Missouri in 1985 that was eventually vetoed by Governor John Ashcroft. Governor Ashcroft made the following statement concerning his decision to veto the recognition of the Northern Cherokee:

"The Federal Government has traditionally exercised authority with respect to Indian Affairs. I am not persuaded that the state has such a substantial interest in this area that it should become involved in the recognition of Indian tribes."

Sources among some federally recognized Indian Tribes have stated that Mr. Ashcroft's comments were 100% correct and should be referred to from time to time.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events; Philosophy; US: Missouri
KEYWORDS: bible; cherokee; decalogue; godsgravesglyphs; helixmakemineadouble; heritage; history; indian; jew; jewish; loslunas; losttribes; oy; past; tencommandments; tribe
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Comment #61 Removed by Moderator

To: vannrox
Bump for later
62 posted on 02/21/2003 3:56:53 PM PST by CyberCowboy777 (In those days... Every man did that which was right in his own eyes.)
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To: vannrox
Deepak Chopra a Jew?
63 posted on 02/21/2003 3:57:09 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Someone left the cake out in the rain I dont think that I can take it coz it took so long to bake it)
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To: xm177e2
Yes, their skin was white and delightsome, just like David Duke prefers it.
65 posted on 02/21/2003 4:01:16 PM PST by fishtank
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To: jalisco555
Reminds me of the scene from Blazing Saddles with Mel Brooks playing an Indian chief speaking Yiddish. I laughed so hard I almost had a seizure.

Me too. No one else did. I guess the crowd at that particular Hollywood theater was either humor or Yiddish challenged...

66 posted on 02/21/2003 4:01:48 PM PST by null and void
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To: WFTR
Do you know anything about the Heavener, OK., Viking Ruinstones?
67 posted on 02/21/2003 4:02:43 PM PST by Just mythoughts
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To: SGCOS
Schwantzes

Ummmm, I *think* you mean "schwartza"

Unless you are refering to Clevon Little's 'scuze me while I whip this out"...

68 posted on 02/21/2003 4:05:04 PM PST by null and void
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To: Quix
In that case, your best friend might be an illegitimate great grandson of Joseph Smith. He did "get around" as they say.
69 posted on 02/21/2003 4:05:22 PM PST by fishtank
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To: C19H28O2
I never said it was evidence. Someone asked to see it and I posted it.

By the way, you certainly are hostile for a newbie.
70 posted on 02/21/2003 4:05:55 PM PST by EggsAckley (nuke the gay whales for jesus)
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To: jalisco555
"Oy gevalt! Dey dahkah dan US!!"
73 posted on 02/21/2003 4:15:14 PM PST by Illbay (Adam fell that men might be; and men are, that they might have joy. -- 2 Nephi 25)
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To: Democratic_Machiavelli; advocate10; BossyRoofer; brigette; byu-fan; CaliforniaOkie; crystalk; ...
LDS PING.
74 posted on 02/21/2003 4:18:23 PM PST by Illbay (Adam fell that men might be; and men are, that they might have joy. -- 2 Nephi 25)
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To: drstevej; P-Marlowe; CARepubGal; Elsie
FR gadfly anti-Mormon ping

</sarcasm>
76 posted on 02/21/2003 4:22:02 PM PST by fishtank
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To: SJackson
FYI Ping
77 posted on 02/21/2003 4:22:48 PM PST by Fiddlstix
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To: Illbay
Adam fell that men might be; and men are, that they might have joy. -- 2 Nephi 25

This passage really is sad and sick. Unfortunately, as America becomes less connected with Biblical Christianity, then more Americans will buy into the "man becomes god" lie.

78 posted on 02/21/2003 4:24:47 PM PST by fishtank
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To: EggsAckley
Who Really Discovered America?
79 posted on 02/21/2003 4:25:13 PM PST by blam
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To: fishtank; CCWoody
I accept with pride the term gadfly. Twas the term Athens gave to Socrates.

BTW, I think CCW said he was part Cherokee. Bet the Mormons are scratching their heads.
80 posted on 02/21/2003 4:27:31 PM PST by drstevej
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