Jacksonland: President Andrew Jackson, Cherokee Chief John Ross, and A Great American Land Grab

“The story of the Cherokee removal has been told many times, but never before has a single book given us such a sense of how it happened and what it meant, not only for Indians, but also for the future and soul of America.” —The Washington Post Five decades after the Revolutionary War, the United States approached a constitutional crisis. At its center stood two former military comrades locked in …

Charles M. Hudson

Charles M. Hudson was an author, anthropologist, and professor of anthropology at the University of Georgia. As a leading scholar on the history and culture of Native Americans in the American southeast, he published a book which mapped the route taken by Hernando de Soto’s expedition through the region. Born in 1932, Charles grew up on a farm in Owen County, Kentucky. After serving in the United States Air Force …

George E. Tinker

George E. “Tink” Tinker (Osage Nation) is an American Indian scholar who is known for his work on Native American liberation theology. The son of a Lutheran mother and an Osage father, Tinker identifies more with his father’s culture and spirituality than his mother’s Lutheran background. His identification with his American Indian cultural and spiritual heritage parallels his academic career, which can be broadly described as a critique of Western …