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My Turn: Reckoning with our moral weakness

...Islands Restitution Act. Consider the larger picture of our nation's treatment of Native Americans. The tragic Trail of Tears and the Sand Creek massacre are just a few of the many gross injustices perpetrated by our government. It was only...
Author, poet Maya Angelou dies at 86 it she spoke of hope for the country's future, but also reminded listeners of two despairs from the past: the Trail of Tears and slavery.History, despite its wrenching painCannot be unlived, but if freedWith courage, need not be lived...
Hong Kong Snapshots

...reached a new level of enlightenment. I even had goose bumps ... right next to my mosquito bites. I retraced my trail of tears on Lamma Island for Mary-Ann. She could not have cared less. Riding the escalator One of my aces-in-the-hole...
Manifest Destiny

...accomplish this work. Sound off on the important issues at Manifest Destiny has one meaning, a policy of imperialism. The Trail of Tears removal of Native Americans from their traditional lands is the most obvious act of imperialism. The same mind-set...
Books on Choctaw history, Southeast birds fill shelves

...downtown library, paints a picture of the Choctaw people through historical tales about slave escapes and walking the Trail of Tears, ending with stories from his own family. Even in written form, his stories are powerful and moving. I'm especially...
Word of mouth

...switch could save a life, even your own. Lights on, please. For the person who left the message about Cherokee Trail of Tears compared to the bombing of Angoon: The bombing of Angoon is due to one person's fatal mistake. I do believe that...
Word of mouth

...many of us villagers will be boycotting this year's tournament. I am concerned about the reference to the Cherokee Trail of Tears. They're both similar incidents, in that people suffered, but what people need to know is that the bombing of...
How Hurlock's Happy Hennery was hatched

...lifelong member of the Academy. When president of Allied Artists, Roger encouraged the company to make a movie about the Trail of Tears, the forcible removal of the Cherokee Nation from North Carolina and other areas of the American South in 1838 into...
In the Stacks: Nonfiction titles to tide you over

...correct posture and positioning in everyday activities to maintain a healthy and pain-free back. "Voices from the Trail of Tears," by Vicki Rozema. In the first half of the 19th century, nearly 100,000 Native Americans were forcibly relocated...
More smuggled pot unearthed

...long-time village officers, believe pot is gaining popularity. While some officials say marijuana doesn't leave a trail of tears and destruction like alcohol, they suspect its use is rising. That sends a rare commodity in rural Alaska - cash...


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