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The National Park Service is proud to present Trail of Tears, produced in collaboration with the Cherokee Nation.
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22 minutes, 56 seconds

Trail of Tears exposes one of the darkest chapters in American history: the forced removal of the Cherokee Indians from the southeastern United States to a new home in the West, and the Cherokee people's determined struggle to maintain their cultural identity.


Last updated: May 24, 2018

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