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1820s yield grim tale of Cherokee assimilation
by Rob Neufeld
Elias Boudinot, staying with his Cherokee father in 1825, read the newly arrived mail. It came from Cornwall, Connecticut, where he had gone to the premiere academy for educating Indians in 1820, and where he and the daughter of the school’s founder had fallen in love.
One envelope provided a document, with i…
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