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Chippewa, John Smith (d. February 6, 1922 at reputed age of 137), also known as Gaa-binagwiiyaas (which the flesh peels off). The exact age of John Smith at the time of his death has been a subject of controversy. Federal Commissioner of Indian Enrollment Ransom J. Powell argued that "it was disease and not age that made him look the way he did. Powell remarked that according to tribe he was only 88 years old.
Texas Cherokee - Texas (U.S.)
The flag of the Texas Cherokee is white. It bears the tribal seal in the center and that seal is flanked on either side by groups of three feathers each. The tribal seal is white. It bears a single black-tipped eagle feather pointing to the top. Crossing this feather are the twin symbols of war and peace, a common thread running through Cherokee culture. Peace is represented on the seal by a pipe, its bowl facing toward the lower end of the seal. A stone war club symbolizes war.…