Cherokee Woman: A Cry in the Wilderness by Elsa L. Watters

By Elsa L. Watters

throughout the wintry weather of 1838, 8 thousand Cherokee males, ladies and youngsters have been compelled through usa executive motion to desert their land and houses within the Southeast and flow west of the Mississippi River. half them died of publicity, affliction or twist of fate in this notorious march to exile.

Pure greed lay at the back of this motion – the need of white settlers in Georgia and the opposite Southeast states to grab Cherokee estate for themselves. The outrage used to be compounded by way of the brutality which observed it.

Within this framework of old truth, Elsa L. Watters weaves the tale of Tsika, a tender Cherokee girl. the story of Tsika’s braveness within the face of cruelty and injustice is a triumph of the human spirit.

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