Hunger + Hunger = Generosity

In researching a writing project, I recently came across what has to be one of the most beautiful stories in American history. Perhaps you’re already familiar with the Choctaw Indians and their incredible display of generosity during the 1840s. Regardless, read on because it’s worth the reminder: Beginning in the early 1830s, the US government … Continue reading

Cherokee Trail of Tears Beans

In the winter of 1838, U.S. forces removed the Cherokee Nation from their homeland in the southeastern region of the United States and forced them to migrate west. The infamous trek to Oklahoma killed roughly 4,000 Native Americans and became known in the Cherokee language as “Nunna daul Isunyi” (The Trail Where They Cried). Many … Continue reading

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