PBS American Experience Trail of Tears – Watch Trailer!

Major Ridge, played by actor Wes Studi, and his fellow Cherokee leaders exit the Cherokee Meeting House at
New Echota Historic Site. This historically accurate replica of the Cherokee Meeting House is located in New
Echota, the capital of the Cherokee Nation almost 200 years ago.


“The people were herded into wooden stockades, into staging areas around the Cherokee Nation,

in what were literally cattle pens.” — Gayle Ross (Cherokee)

Click here to watch the 3 minute trailerhttp://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/weshallremain/the_films/episode_3_trailer 

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