That's how I often feltwhile reading "Nancy Swimmer: A Story of the Cherokee Nation". I either wanted to cry, shake my head in disgust or turned red-faced over what some Anglo-Saxons did to the Cherokee Nation . In his defense, Bolton got the grammar and diction of the Georgia rednecks right.
Even the most learned historian will glean a startling insight into the advanced level of sophistication in the Cherokee Nation and the despicable plunder by the state of Georgia. Nancy Swimmer gives breath to the best story ever written about "The Trail Where They Cried".
Dee Brown described what happened to the plains Native Americans in "Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee" but Clyde Bolton, through the fictional story of Nancy Swimmer, tells us the little known story of what happened to the Cherokees in North Georgia in the early nineteenth century-a precursor of events that would happen to the Sioux, the Cheyenne, the Shoshone, the Ne. Who said that ethnic cleansing was new?How this ethnic cleansing occurs is the most disgusting part of the book. Old Hickory, also known as President Andrew Jackson and Chicken Snake (at least by Nancy's father), contrives with the state of Georgia to expel the Cherokees, ignore the . Supreme Court under Marshall, and steal the Cherokee's land.
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Nancy ward, a renowned Cherokee woman, was honored by her people and by the white settlers of East Tennessee. Fighter, Ghigau (beloved woman of the Cherokee), peacemaker, wife, and mother. High priestess of the Cherokee and always loyal friend of white settlers, is buried on the ridge to the west. She repeatedly prevented massacres of white settlers and several times rescued captives from death at the hands of her people. I was always intrigued by Nancy Ward's story, the "Beloved Woman of the Cherokee.
Migration from the original Cherokee Nation began in the early 1800’s. Some Cherokees, wary of white encroachment, moved west on their own and settled in other areas of the country. A group known as the Old Settlers previously had voluntarily moved in 1817 to lands given them in Arkansas where they established a government and a peaceful way of life. Later, however, they were forced to migrate to Indian Territory. White resentment of the Cherokee had been building and reached a pinnacle following the discovery of gold in northern Georgia