Trail of Tears: Cherokee Legacy
(2006, 93 min)
Director: Chip Richie
Producer: Steven Heape (Cherokee)
Presented in both English and Cherokee (with subtitles) this
documentary chronicles the horrific events leading up to the forced
removal of the Cherokee from the Southeast to Oklahoma in 1838.
Featuring narration by actor James Earl Jones, appearances by
actor Wes Studi, and the voices of James Garner and Crystal Gayle.
Image credits: Audience at
Club Red Radio, 2000 Native American Film and Video Festival
- photograph by Amalia Córdova, NMAI; The Trail of Tears: