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The Revenant History Lesson: The Trail of Tears - Novel Novice
One of the many historical influences on Sonia Gensler’s The Revenant is the Cherokee Heritage, and part of that includes the sad story of the Trail of Tears. This involved the relocation of Native American nations (including the Cherokee) from southeastern parts of the U.S. to the newly-created “Indian Territory” (now part of eastern Oklahoma, …