”Author Jerry Ellis Recalls Trail of Tears Journey” – TPR‘s In Focus – Nov. 2, 2021

Award-winning author Jerry Ellis of Fort Payne, Alabama, talks with In Focus host Carolyn Hutcheson about his 900-mile walk on the Cherokee Trail of Tears thirty years ago.  He walked from Oklahoma to Alabama, to honor the Cherokees who died and those who never returned to their homeland.  His book is “Walking the Trail,  One Man’s Journey Along the Cherokee Trail of Tears.” November is Native American Heritage Month.