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  • hijabi.pierogi - Gamila Zekausky @hijabi.pierogi 1 hour ago
  • (2/5) #news #politics #usa #nativeamerican #indigenous #cherokee #representative #congress #trailoftears #activism (Photo Description: 1st Slide-Trigger Warning. 2nd Slide- Background is of the Cherokee nation flag. Along with an image of the United States Capitol building and article text. 3rd Slide-Same background of Cherokee Nation flag, but with more text. TW text states “TW: This post will mention the topic of the trial of tears. Which may be triggering to some. Please be advised before reading this post. As this content is triggering for some. Caption states “The Cherokee Nation wants to appoint its representative to the US Congress” Article Text states “The Cherokee Nation intends to appoint a delegate to the US House of Representatives, exercising for the first time a right promised to the tribe in a nearly 200-year-old treaty with the federal government.” And the Background Text states “Background:
As a result of the 1835 Treaty of New Echota, the Cherokee were ultimately made to leave their homes in the Southeast for present-day Oklahoma in exchange for money and other compensation. Nearly 4,000 members of the tribe died of disease, starvation and exhaustion on the journey now known as the Trail of Tears. A delegate in the House of Representatives was one of the ways the US government promised to compensate the Cherokee Nation. —CNN”) (2/5) #news #politics #usa #nativeamerican #indigenous #cherokee #representative #congress #trailoftears #activism (Photo Description: 1st Slide-Trigger Warning. 2nd Slide- Background is of the Cherokee nation flag. Along with an image of the United States Capitol building and article text. 3rd Slide-Same background of Cherokee Nation flag, but with more text. TW text states “TW: This post will mention the topic of the trial of tears. Which may be triggering to some. Please be advised before reading this post. As this content is triggering for some. Caption states “The Cherokee Nation wants to appoint its representative to the US Congress” Article Text states “The Cherokee Nation intends to appoint a delegate to the US House of Representatives, exercising for the first time a right promised to the tribe in a nearly 200-year-old treaty with the federal government.” And the Background Text states “Background: As a result of the 1835 Treaty of New Echota, the Cherokee were ultimately made to leave their homes in the Southeast for present-day Oklahoma in exchange for money and other compensation. Nearly 4,000 members of the tribe died of disease, starvation and exhaustion on the journey now known as the Trail of Tears. A delegate in the House of Representatives was one of the ways the US government promised to compensate the Cherokee Nation. —CNN”)
  • (2/5) #news #politics #usa #nativeamerican #indigenous #cherokee #representative #congress #trailoftears #activism (Photo Description: 1st Slide-Trigger Warning. 2nd Slide- Background is of the Cherokee nation flag. Along with an image of the United States Capitol building and article text. 3rd Slide-Same background of Cherokee Nation flag, but with more text. TW text states “TW: This post will mention the topic of the trial of tears. Which may be triggering to some. Please be advised before reading this post. As this content is triggering for some. Caption states “The Cherokee Nation wants to appoint its representative to the US Congress” Article Text states “The Cherokee Nation intends to appoint a delegate to the US House of Representatives, exercising for the first time a right promised to the tribe in a nearly 200-year-old treaty with the federal government.” And the Background Text states “Background: As a result of the 1835 Treaty of New Echota, the Cherokee were ultimately made to leave their homes in the Southeast for present-day Oklahoma in exchange for money and other compensation. Nearly 4,000 members of the tribe died of disease, starvation and exhaustion on the journey now known as the Trail of Tears. A delegate in the House of Representatives was one of the ways the US government promised to compensate the Cherokee Nation. —CNN”)
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