History

June 3, 2013
The Trail of Tears

The Trail of Tears

Removal of Cherokee Indians and others to Oklahoma. Nunna daul Tsuny — “The Trail Where They Cried” On January 10, 1806, President Thomas Jefferson addressed a […]
June 3, 2013
The United Cherokee Republic

Suppressed Report In Relation To Difficulties Between The Eastern And Western Cherokees

Congressman John Bell of Tennessee Letter to the editors of the National Intelligencer, Washington, July 27, 1840 In Morris L. Wardell’s book, “A Political History of […]
June 3, 2013

Indian Treaties as Sovereign Contracts

By Professor Robert J. Miller, Lewis & Clark Law School, Portland, Oregon The United States government, from its very inception, continued the English and colonial strategy […]
June 3, 2013

Trail Where They Cried [MAP]

The Cherokee Nation – largest of the Five Civilized Tribes of the Southeast – is a people of Iroquoian lineage. The Cherokee, who called themselves ‘Ani’-Yun’ […]
May 31, 2013

Andrew Jackson & the Subjugation of the Native Tribes of the Southeast

“The very moment I can rid myself of them (the southeastern native tribes )…I shall certainly do so”. Such were the words of the man who […]
May 31, 2013
Chief John Ross

Cherokee – Our Hearts Are Sickened

“Our Hearts are Sickened”: Letter from Chief John Ross of the Cherokee, Georgia, 1836 By President Andrew Jackson’s election in 1828, the only large concentrations of […]