Swimmer and cabin – Cherokee Reservation, Qualla Boundary, NC

James Mooney was an ethnographer who lived among Cherokees in the late 1800’s. He recorded many of their myths and oral histories, including a very influential account of the Trail of Tears which includes eyewitness memories of the ordeal. Jacksonland uncovers new or little-noticed accounts that offer a still fuller picture of the episode.

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