Category Archives: Cherokee

So long to an old friend

I learned recently that a friend of mine up in Oklahoma had passed away. Curt “The Hogshooter Philosopher” Johnson had about 40 years on me but we were good friends because of a shared love of history and amateur archeology. … Continue reading

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Cherokees deny rights to slave decendants

This week the Cherokee tribal court denied citizenship to the descendants of former tribal slaves. This means 2,800 slave descendants have been denied their rights again by the Cherokee Nation –in effect this nullifies the 1866 treaty at the end … Continue reading

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