1889 Oklahoma Land Run, Cherokee Territory. Both sides of my Father's grandparents ran in this run for land. The Doss's & the Simmon's.  Robert Simmons was riding a small pony, which was really fast. But after the run, the pony just laid down and died. It gave it's all for the family.

1889 Oklahoma Land Run, Cherokee Territory. Both sides of my Father's grandparents ran in this run for land. The Doss's & the Simmon's. Robert Simmons was riding a small pony, which was really fast. But after the run, the pony just laid down and died. It gave it's all for the family.

American Indians and First Nations territory map (with several Nations missing, but over all still a good reference tool)

American Indians and First Nations territory map (with several Nations missing, but over all still a good reference tool)

The Eternal Flame of the Cherokee Nation. This fire is a memorial of those people who suffered and died on the infamous ‘Trail of Tears’. It also commemorates the reuniting of the Eastern and Western Cherokee Nation. This is located in Cleveland, Tennessee.

The Eternal Flame of the Cherokee Nation. This fire is a memorial of those people who suffered and died on the infamous ‘Trail of Tears’. It also commemorates the reuniting of the Eastern and Western Cherokee Nation. This is located in Cleveland, Tennessee.

In 1924 Native Americans were granted U.S. citizenship when Congress enacted the Indian Citizenship Act. It gave Native Americans the right to vote & allowed them to keep their tribal citizenry.

In 1924 Native Americans were granted U.S. citizenship when Congress enacted the Indian Citizenship Act. It gave Native Americans the right to vote & allowed them to keep their tribal citizenry.

Trail of Tears Indian Removal Act Minibook, great for a lapbook on US history or the 1800s

Trail of Tears Indian Removal Act Minibook

Trail of Tears Indian Removal Act Minibook, great for a lapbook on US history or the 1800s

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