Trail of Tears Resources

The Different Routes of Travel During the years of 1838 and 1839 the Cherokee were removed to Indian Territory (Oklahoma) …

When Congress designated Trail of Tears National Historic Trail in 1987, it asked the National Park Service to help administer …

At the time of the Cherokee Removal in 1838, John Ross was the Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation. Ross …

At the time of the Cherokee Removal in 1838, John Ridge was one of the most influential leaders in the …

Major Ridge was a leading figure of the Cherokee Nation during the time of Cherokee removal. In 1835, Major Ridge …

Northern Alabama’s Tuscumbia, Courtland, and Decatur (TC&D) Railroad was an important transportation route used by the Cherokee during Removal. This …

For immediate release: October 5, 2020 – Little Rock, Arkansas. The Sequoyah National Research Center at the University of Arkansas …

When the Cherokee Removal began in earnest in May 1838, Cherokee Indians lived in a large, scattered area in northeastern …

American Native Press Archives University of Arkansas at Little Rock Research for this report was funded in part by a …

This report describes the activities and findings of the Trail of Tears Association’s Oklahoma Chapter research team, which in July …

This report describes the activities and findings of the Trail of Tears Association’s Oklahoma Chapter research team, which in August …

A broad range of Trail of Tears historians have long recognized that large quantities of key historical information relating to …