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Jacksonland: Riveting Narrative Details Chief John Ross’s Attempts to Save the Cherokee Nation

Jordan Wright July 15, 2015 Special to Indian Country Today Media Network

Morning Edition co-host Steve Inskeep’s book Jacksonland: President Andrew Jackson, Cherokee Chief John Ross, and a Great American Land Grab tells the almost-lost-to-history story of Cherokee Chief John Ross and his attempts to save the Cherokee Nation from President Andrew Jackson. Photo […]

Discovery of Long-Lost Silent Film With All-Indian Cast Has Historians Reeling

Jordan Wright August 28, 2012 Special to Indian Country Today Media Network – Magazine feature

Long-Lost Silent Film With All-Indian Cast – Photo Credit Oklahoma Historical Society

How a silent film featuring an all-Native cast came to be made, lost (seemingly forever), discovered nearly a century later (in shambles), then restored and shown to […]