Cher ~ Cherokee – 500 NATIONS

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“The singer was born Cherilyn Sarkisian. Her Mother, Jackie Jean Crouch is of Cherokee, English and German descent and her father is of Armenian Descent. Her father, John Sarkisian was an Armenian refugee who worked as a truck driver in the US”

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One thought on “Cher ~ Cherokee – 500 NATIONS

  1. Tanya August 21, 2013 / 9:14 am

    I always assumed she was white!! That serves to remind me that it is silly to try to assume I know someone’s ethnic background just by looking at them. I’m sure most people assume they know another person’s background, too, and are often wrong.


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