TITLE

FROM ONE FIRE

AUTHOR(S)
BARBERY, MARCOS
PUB. DATE
May 2013
SOURCE
This Land;5/15/2013, Vol. 4 Issue 10, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses the Cherokee Nation, the largest Indian tribe in the U.S. It mentions law clerk David Cornsilk became a lay advocate who fought for the Freedmen descendants' citizenship rights. It says that the tribe signed a treaty with the U.S. government in the summer of 1866, in which perpetual freedom was granted to Cherokee slaves. It cites the tribe's commemoration of signing of the Cherokee Tribal Constitution during Labor Day weakened in 2012.
ACCESSION #
87992799

 

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