Lectures > Jennifer Spear
OUSD Teaching American History Grant, In-Service, November 7, 2002
Bender Room, Mills College, Oakland, California

"Beyond the Trail of Tears:
The Resistance & Persistence of the Cherokees"
Speaker: Jennifer Spear, Department of History
University of California, Berkeley
Books & Web Resources
* Links active as of January 2004
  • Playing Indian by Philip J. Deloria, New Haven: Yale University Press, 1998
    (more information at Amazon.com)

  • Native American testimony : a chronicle of Indian-white relations from prophecy to the present, 1492-1992. Edited by Peter Nabokov, with a foreword by Vine Deloria, Jr. New York, N.Y.: Penguin, 1992. (More information at Amazon.com)

  • Indian removal 1814 - 1858 (Web essay from PBS)

  • The Removal Act 28 May 1830 (text of the document)

  • 27th Congress, 2nd Session, 1842, House Document 1098 - A report on the removal of the Cherokee Indians to lands west of the Mississippi river. Includes a copy of the 1839 Constitution and Laws of the Cherokee Nation.