Ancestors of Oconostota
Amatoya Moytoy
Moytoy Pigeon Of Tellico Moytoy


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He also had a brother by the name of Kitegiska. Savanukah, the Raven ofChote, son of a Shawnee brave. He is the dark-skinned athlete,Oconostota's nephew, blood heir to this Nation. (Journal of CherokeeStudies.)

Nothing is known of Oconostota's early life. probably born in 1712. Notone of the seven Cherokees who visited England in 1730. Oconostotabecame Great Warrior of Chota, war leader of the Overhills towns.(Journal of Cherokee Studies.)

In October, 1765, Oconostota's nephew, Go-ohsohly, was taken prisonernear Fort Pitt and carried. (Supra, Journal of Cherokee Studies.)

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