Hanging Maw

Deceased Person

– 1811

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Who was Hanging Maw?

Hanging Maw, or Uskwa'li-gu'ta in Cherokee, was the leading chief of the Overhill Cherokee from 1788 to 1794. They were located in present-day Tennessee. He became chief following the death of Old Tassel, during the troubled period following the destruction of the traditional capital at Chota.

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1811

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on July 23, 2013

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