March 26, 2017

Primary Source Spotlight: Indian Removal

Map showing the lands assigned to emigrant Indians west of Arkansas and Missouri

These primary sources and teaching resources relate to the removal of Native Americans from their ancestral lands.

Native Americans in U.S. history online presentation

Native American Legal Struggles in Primary Sources Teaching with the Library of Congress blog November 4, 2014

Breaking the Bonds of People and Land: Native American Removal in the United States and Mexico streaming webcast

Indian Removal, 1814-1858 PBS

Indian removal: historic newspaper coverage 1836-1922

Documents related to the Indian Removal Act of 1830

Cherokee Nation Denied Foreign Nation Status (Cherokee Nation v. The State of Georgia) 1831

Correspondence on the Emigration of Indians, 1831-33, Volumes I-V

Indian Land Cessions in the United States, 1784-1894

Map showing the lands assigned to emigrant Indians west of Arkansas and Missouri, 1836

Today in History: Chief John Ross & the Cherokee Nation

Today in History: Chief Joseph Surrenders

Primary source activities & lessons

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