Supporting The Trail of Tears National Historic Trail
Supporting The Trail of Tears National Historic Trail

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Trail segment along the Northern Route at Pea Ridge National Military Park in northwestern Arkansas. The wayside exhibits overlooking the Arkansas River at Fort Smith National Historic Site, located on the Water Route in western Arkansas, depict in 5 individual panels the removal stories of the Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Muscogee (Creek), and Seminole Nations. The award-winning Trail of Tears exhibit at the Cherokee Heritage Center in Tahlequah, OK, includes a tactile "bead wall," with each bead representing one removed Cherokee, totaling 16,000 beads. Also, life-cast figures depict the travel along the Trail of Tears.

Fay A Yarborough The Cherokee Removal and Race Rowena McOlinton Cahokia The Sun City
Daniel Blake Smith Cherokee patriots and the Trail of Tears Brett Riggs Volcanism Climate and the Cherokee Treaties of 1817 1819 1835 Chief Chad Smith Cherokee Nation
R Alfred Vick Overcoming the Loss of Culturally Significant Plants After the Trail of Tears Todd Enlow and the Cherokee Youth Bike Riders Tribal Councilor Julia Coates Cherokee Nation
Christopher Havman Creeks and Rivers The Removal of the Creek Indians by Water 1827 through 1838 Jace and Laura Weaver A Pedagogy of Cherokee Removal

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