Tag Archives: Cherokee Diaspora

A New Author Joins Us

By | January 22, 2023

The Missouri Chapter of the Trail of Tears Association is delighted to present a monograph entitled Trail of Broken Promises by the chapter president Mr. Rocky Miller. Rocky is a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, and a former State Representative for the State of Missouri.  Rocky is a Professional Engineer and Land Surveyor.  As a Land Surveyor, he… Read More »

Cherokee Removal and Routes Toward more Ethical Treatment of the Past

By | November 28, 2022

An Article by the Missouri Humanities’ Archeologist By Erin N. Whitson, M.S. Links added by Chris Dunn The Cherokee People Survived Most of us have heard about Cherokee Removal (or the Trail of Tears) at some point in the past. We’ve all heard the general layout of the story…Cherokee folks did everything in their power to stay in… Read More »

Our Mission

By | September 22, 2022

An Act of Congress In 1830, Congress passed the Indian Removal Act, which required the various Indian tribes in today’s southeastern United States to give up their lands in exchange for federal territory which was located west of the Mississippi River. Most Indians fiercely resisted this policy, but as the 1830s wore on, most of the major tribes… Read More »