Houses are very important to cherokee people. Houses keep Cherokee people warm and cozy.The early cherokee people had to build their houses out of branches,mud and bark.Later they made houses out of clay and bark they were called Hogans.They made hot houses and they were flimsy.They made their own houses. Cherokee woman would cook what they had. Cherokee men hunted what they could find. Cherokee people would plant crops and hoe what they planted.