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Cherokee Almanac: Ezekiel Starr and the Cherokee Civil War

Posted April 8, 2019 in Almanac, Season 5, Segments

Ezekiel Starr was one of many Cherokees swept up in a civil war of sorts between two tribal factions known as the Ross Party and the Treaty Party. It was an internal tribal dispute that lasted decades following the Indian removal known as the “Trail of Tears.”