African-Native American Genealogy Forum
In Response To: Rich-Heape Films Cherokee Trail of Tears ()
“………emphasized Heaped, himself a descendant of Nancy Ward, the Cherokee Chieftains who survived the Bell’s Route journey.”
If he’s referencing THE Nancy WARD, she died abt. 1824, 14 years before the removal.
I watched the seven minute trailer which included a “wannabe” bone. To think a young Cherokee girl, with child, would deprive herself of the succor of her people to trudge through a raging stream of water to avoid soldiers.....is.....well to paraphrase a real Cherokee……”dang pitiful folks, just downright pitiful.”