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Stand Watie - Early Life
... He was named Degataga ... to Christianity with the Moravians, he took the name of David Uwatie he and Susanna renamed Degataga as Isaac ... In his life, Degataga preferred to use a form of the English translation of his Cherokee name, "Stand Firm." Later, the family dropped the "U" from the spelling of their surname, using "Watie." Along with his two ...