Kim Teehee and Chief Chuck Hoskin of the Cherokee Nation talked about Native American representation in Congress. Ms. Teehee was recently named as the Cherokee Nation’s first-ever delegate to Congress.
Suzan Shown Harjo talked about the early treaties between the United States and Native Americans. In the 1790s, the federal government made treaties with both the Muskogee and the Six Nations of the Iroquois to secure the northern and southern borders.
This clip visits Ross' Landing in the Tennessee (TN) city to discuss the start of the noted forced removal of Cherokee people.
Professor Blue Clark discusses the Indian Removal Act of1830 and the impact it had on Native American Tribes.