American Experience

Are the Cherokee an Independent Nation?

Clip: Season 21 Episode 7 | 1m 22s | Video has closed captioning.

In 1832 the United States Supreme Court recognized Cherokee sovereignty, thanks to the hard work done by leaders such as John Ridge.

Aired: 04/26/09

Rating: NR

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