The Cherokee Trail

  • Filename: the-cherokee-trail.
  • ISBN: 0553899015
  • Release Date: 2004-12-28
  • Number of pages: 256
  • Author: Louis L'Amour
  • Publisher: Bantam



Mary Breydon knew how to get things done. Raised on a Virginia plantation, she learned how to care for livestock, respect her workers, and keep good books. But after her husband is killed, she must make a living running a stagecoach station on the Cherokee Trail. Mary faces challenges that even the men eagerly anticipating her failure would have a difficult time overcoming. After being forced to fire the previous station manager with the aid of a bullwhip, Mary must track down stolen horses, defend against Indians, care for a wayward boy, and protect herself and her daughter from Jason Flandrau, a man determined to become governor of the Colorado Territory but who is also the ruthless war criminal who murdered Mary’s husband. From the Paperback edition.

Walking the Trail

  • Filename: walking-the-trail.
  • ISBN: 0803267436
  • Release Date: 1991
  • Number of pages: 256
  • Author: Jerry Ellis
  • Publisher: U of Nebraska Press



Donning a backpack for a long, lonely walk, the author of "Marching Through Georgia: My Walk with Sherman" retraces the Cherokee Trail of Tears, the 900 miles his ancestors had been forced to travel in 1838. Map.

Soft Rain

  • Filename: soft-rain.
  • ISBN: 1442044284
  • Release Date: 2009-07-10
  • Number of pages: 115
  • Author: Cornelia Cornelissen
  • Publisher: Paw Prints



Set in 1838, a tale captures the struggles of a young Native American girl who is separated from her family and forced to march the Trail of Tears alongside other Cherokee people in a mandated relocation process by the U.S. government. Reprint.

The Cherokee Nation and the Trail of Tears

  • Filename: the-cherokee-nation-and-the-trail-of-tears.
  • ISBN: 067003150X
  • Release Date: 2007
  • Number of pages: 189
  • Author: Theda Perdue
  • Publisher: Penguin



Documents the 1830s policy shift of the U.S. government through which it discontinued efforts to assimilate Native Americans in favor of forcibly relocating them west of the Mississippi, in an account that traces the decision's specific effect on the Cherokee Nation, U.S.-Indian relations, and contemporary society.

Cherokee Heritage Trails Guidebook

  • Filename: cherokee-heritage-trails-guidebook.
  • ISBN: 0807854573
  • Release Date: 2003
  • Number of pages: 368
  • Author: Barbara R. Duncan
  • Publisher: University of North Carolina Press



A guidebook to the homeland of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians living in North Carolina, Georgia, and Tennessee offers information on Cherokee culture, history, and sacred places as well as scenic drives and featured sites.

Nellie the Brave

  • Filename: nellie-the-brave.
  • ISBN: 146193849X
  • Release Date: 2006
  • Number of pages: 82
  • Author: Veda Boyd Jones
  • Publisher: Barbour Publishing



Nellie Starr, a young Cherokee girl, and her family are forced by U.S. soldiers to leave their home in Tennessee and travel the "Trail of Tears" to a new home in the western Indian territory.

Trail of Tears

  • Filename: trail-of-tears.
  • ISBN: 9780307793836
  • Release Date: 2011-06-08
  • Number of pages: 432
  • Author: John Ehle
  • Publisher: Anchor



The fascinating portrayal of the Cherokee nation, filled with Native American legend, lore, and religion -- a gripping American drama of power, politics, betrayal, and ambition. B & W photographs From the Trade Paperback edition.

It s My Trail Too

  • Filename: it-s-my-trail-too.
  • ISBN: 148004752X
  • Release Date: 2012-10-01
  • Number of pages: 366
  • Author: Ronald R. Cooper
  • Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub



In January of 2011, Ron Cooper, a member of the Comanche Nation of Oklahoma, began walking the Northern Route of the Cherokee Trail of Tears National Historic Trail as a personal adventure of self-reflection. Much to his surprise, he quickly became an ambassador for education, a catalyst for further conservancy of the Trail, and a symbol of tribal unity and pride. During his journey, Cooper experienced all of the pitfalls expected when hiking a long distance, while also enduring the worst winter in recent memory. Constantly plagued by setbacks and doubt, his determination to finish the quest is an inspiration to anyone who has ever desired to take on unknown challenges and seemingly-impossible goals. Part memoir, part trail guide - with history and philosophy throughout. Cooper's is a fresh new voice in the genre.

The Cherokee Trail of Tears

  • Filename: the-cherokee-trail-of-tears.
  • ISBN: WISC:89095965430
  • Release Date: 2008
  • Number of pages: 192
  • Author:
  • Publisher: Graphic Arts Center Publishing Company



A photo-essay account of the 1838 imprisonment of thirteen thousand Cherokees that led to the Trail of Tears includes photographs of historic and pertinent sites and artifacts along the six routes of the Trail, accompanied by an insightful and informative text.

Voices from the Trail of Tears

  • Filename: voices-from-the-trail-of-tears.
  • ISBN: 0895872714
  • Release Date: 2003
  • Number of pages: 240
  • Author: Vicki Rozema
  • Publisher: John F. Blair, Publisher



Provides a collection of letters, military records, journal excerpts, and other firsthand accounts documenting the fate of the Cherokee Indians after the Indian Removal Act of 1830.

Cherokee Women In Crisis

  • Filename: cherokee-women-in-crisis.
  • ISBN: 9780817350567
  • Release Date: 2003-10-06
  • Number of pages: 227
  • Author: Carolyn Johnston
  • Publisher: University of Alabama Press



"American Indian women have traditionally played vital roles in social heirarchies, including at the family, clan, and tribal levels. In the Cherokee Nation, specifically, women and men are considered equal contributors to the culture. With this study we learn that three key historical events in the 19th and early 20th centuries-removal, the Civil War, and allotment of their lands-forced a radical renegotiation of gender roles and relations in Cherokee society."--Back cover.

The Trail of Tears

  • Filename: the-trail-of-tears.
  • ISBN: 0823940071
  • Release Date: 2003-08-01
  • Number of pages: 64
  • Author: Ann Byers
  • Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group



Uses primary source documents, narrative, and illustrations to recount the history of the U.S. government's removal of the Cherokee from their ancestral homes in Georgia to Oklahoma in 1838.

History of the Cherokee

  • Filename: history-of-the-cherokee.
  • ISBN: 1155204468
  • Release Date: 2010-09
  • Number of pages: 166
  • Author: Source Wikipedia
  • Publisher: Books LLC, Wiki Series



Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 107. Chapters: Chickamauga Wars, Texas-Indian Wars, Timeline of Cherokee removal, Cherokee military history, Overhill Cherokee, Cherokee history, Lucy Walker steamboat disaster, Cherokee Nation, Sycamore Shoals, Oconaluftee, Anglo-Cherokee War, James Vann, Principal Chiefs of the Cherokee, Citico, Fort Watauga, Pisgah Phase, Keetoowah Nighthawk Society, Battle of the Neches, Cherokee treaties, Georgia Land Lotteries, Chickamauga Indian, Cherokee in the American Civil War, Treaty of Hopewell, Garden Creek site, Battle of Hightower, Cherokee Male Seminary, Long Island, Cherokee tobacco case, Battle of Taliwa, Cordova Rebellion, Treaty of Tellico, Indian cavalry, Ani-kutani, Chieftains, Treaty of Holston, Trail of Tears State Park, Red Clay State Park, Rosa laevigata, Fort Prince George, Oconaluftee Indian Village, Treaty of Lochaber, Raven of Chota. Excerpt: The Chickamauga Wars (1776-1794) were a series of back-and-forth raids, campaigns, ambushes, minor skirmishes, and several full-scale frontier battles which were a continuation of the Cherokee (Ani-Yunwiya, Ani-Kituwa, Tsalagi, Talligewi) struggle against encroachment into their territory by American frontiersmen from the former British colonies, and, until the end of the American Revolution, their contribution to the war effort as British allies. After 1786, they also fought along with and as members of the Western Confederacy. "The Cherokees are Coming," an illustration depicting a scout warning the residents of Knoxville, Tennessee, of the approach of a large Cherokee force in September 1793.Open warfare broke out in the summer of 1776 between the Cherokee led by Dragging Canoe (a group first called the "Chickamauga" or "Chickamauga-Cherokee" by the colonials, and later the "Lower Cherokee") and frontier settlers along the Watauga, Holston, Nolichucky, and Doe Rivers in East...

The Trail of Tears Across Missouri

  • Filename: the-trail-of-tears-across-missouri.
  • ISBN: 0826210635
  • Release Date: 1996
  • Number of pages: 122
  • Author: Joan Gilbert
  • Publisher: University of Missouri Press



Tells the tragic story of the removal of the Cherokees from their established homes in the southeastern United States to the Indian Territory that is now Oklahoma.

The Trail of Tears and Indian Removal

  • Filename: the-trail-of-tears-and-indian-removal.
  • ISBN: 031333658X
  • Release Date: 2007
  • Number of pages: 164
  • Author: Amy H. Sturgis
  • Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group



Engaging thematic chapters explore the events surrounding the Trail of Tears, which ushered in an era of Indian removal and forever changed the face of Native America.

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