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Only the Names Remain

The Cherokees and The Trail of Tears

Alex W. Bealer, Kristina Rodanas (Illustrator)


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From 1837 to 1838, thousands of Cherokee Indians were marched from their homelands in Georgia to exile in Arkansas by the same white men they has once befriended. The Cherokees journeyed through bitter cold and blazing heat, with little food or water. One out of every four died --- and with them died a culture that had existed for hundreds of years, a civilization that had existed for hundred of years, a civilization that had embraced the white man's ways only to perish through his betrayal. Today, only the names remain of this once great nation.

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 9780316085199, 80pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 1996