March 31, 2022

Cherokee Women and their Role in the Tribe, Then and Now!

The women of the Indigenous Tribes of North America were a strong and stable element in the structures that were the various tribes and villages of their different Nations.
June 3, 2013

The Trail of Tears

Removal of Cherokee Indians and others to Oklahoma. Nunna daul Tsuny — “The Trail Where They Cried”
June 3, 2013

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
June 3, 2013

Indian Treaties as Sovereign Contracts

The United States government, from its very inception, continued the English and colonial strategy of dealing with the Indian tribal nations on a government-to-government basis through treaty-making.
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.
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 would embody a nations’ view of the First Americans. I write, of course, of Andrew Jackson.
May 31, 2013

Cherokee – 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 Indian tribes remaining on the east coast were located in the South.