Tribe marks Trail of Tears

U.S. forced 16,000 Cherokees to uproot 175 years ago

Posted: March 25, 2014 at 5 a.m.


PARK HILL, Okla. — The strength of 16,000 Cherokee men, women and children who traveled 1,000 miles on the Trail of Tears lives on in Cherokee Nation, Bill John Baker, the nation’s principal chief, told a crowd Monday.

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Northwest Arkansas, Pages 7 on 03/25/2014