Cherokee Lawmen and Outlaws Print
Written by Dee Cordry   
Wednesday, 05 May 2010 15:11

Excerpt from “OUTLAWS AND LAWMEN OF THE CHEROKEE NATION

(Oklahombres Journal)

The removal of the Cherokee Indians from their homes in the east to the lands now known as Oklahoma brought great suffering upon the Cherokees. The removal also resulted in violence between the Cherokees who supported the removal treaty and those who did not. One family name that became well known during this Cherokee "civil war" was the Starr family. But this is not a story about Belle Starr. It is a story about Cherokees who fought each other over the removal, and Cherokees who fought for law and order …….