Mr. Baker, a member of the Cherokee Nation, also discussed his own family’s involuntary move to Oklahoma. This talk was part of an all-day conference co-hosted by the Virginia Museum of History & Culture, University of Oklahoma Center for the Study of American Indian Law and Policy, and Preservation Virginia.
Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin, Jr. speaks about the Cherokee Nation after the Trail of Tears
Chief Chuck Hoskin focused on how the Cherokee concentrated on rebuilding and strengthening their culture despite much adversity. This talk was part of an all-day conference titled, “John Marshall, the Supreme Court, and the Trail of Tears” that was co-hosted by the Virginia Museum of History and Culture and Preservation.
OU Law Professor Lindsay Robertson discusses the 1830's Supreme Court decisions involving Cherokee Nation removal.
This talk was part of an all-day conference titled, “John Marshall, the Supreme Court, and the Trail of Tears” that was co-hosted by the Virginia Museum of History and Culture and Preservation.
TOTA Ex. Dir. Troy Wayne Poteete discusses the Hermitage, home of Pres. Andrew Jackson, as a TOTA certified site.
This talk was part of a Presidential Sites and Libraries Conference at FDR's home in Hyde Park, New York. Mistakes mad and lessons learned were discussed.
Justice Breyer described two Supreme Court cases brought in the early 1830s in response to efforts by the State of Georgia to remove the Cherokee Nation from its tribal land. The court eventually found that the Cherokee had the right to their land, but political pressures hindered enforcement of the decision.