Trail of Tears to Indian Territory

Billie Stone Fogarty, M.Ed.
Jan 25, 2023
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Welcome
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Speaker's Introduction
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Introduction
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Indian Removal Act
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Removal Routes
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Indian Territory
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Conclusion
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Announcements / prizes
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Questions / answers
13m 40s

About this webinar

Following the 1830 Indian Removal Act about 100,000 American Indians were forced from their homes to westward lands. Follow their story, their trails, and their records.

About the speaker

About the speaker

Billie Stone Fogarty, a full-time professional genealogist, is the past president of the Association of Professional Genealogists, Vice President of the Oklahoma Genealogical Society, and a state-wide elected member of the Oklahoma Historical Soci
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  1. ED
    Elaine Drury
    1 week ago

    Thank you for sharing this with us ❤️

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  2. SS
    shelly singleton
    2 weeks ago

    i was born in okla. my mother’s family lived in and around marlow okla 1885. many people who lived in okla have family members who married and intermingled with indian people. i can relate with everything that was stated in this lecture today. thank you

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    tim prince
    2 weeks ago

    As a cousin of the grandchildren of Elizabeth Quatie, who died on the trail, and of the family of John Forsyth, a chief implementor of the policy of Presidents Jackson and Van Buren, I am grateful for this opportunity to become better informed.

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  4. LS
    Linda Smith
    2 weeks ago

    Very interesting

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  5. RW
    Ruth Watson
    2 weeks ago

    Excellent research, presentation, of our sadly oppressive American History – and its gentle reminder that it is not only possible today, but is indeed happening by our silence today. Having lived through WWII; visited Tallequah OK ‘ and active with UN NGOs related to indigenous peoples; I appreciate being awakened by yet another voice risking speaking truth to Powers. Ruth Watson

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    Blaine Jensen
    2 weeks ago

    So interesting. Having read books like “The Trail of Tears”, I was enthralled at the factual information presented by Billie. I think we need a Rosetta Stone for Sequoia’s language. If we only could read what documents remain, we probably could learn a lot from what the native American tribes knew and thought.

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  7. GP
    Gail Peterson
    2 weeks ago

    This was wonderful, and yes I had a few tears also, this is a heartbreaking story .but so well done,

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  8. SF
    Sherry F Jackson
    2 weeks ago

    EXCELLENT

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