PDF/EBOOK Mountain Windsong A Novel of the Trail of Tears
Ter the US Constitution author *TELLS US THE STORY FROM THE *us the story from the viewpoint Conley includes historical background information concerning the travesty how the Cherokee Nation was mistreated uring the administration of Andrew Jackson but also provides the reader with a sense of the Cherokees mystical philosophy and will to succeed Part fictional love story based on the words of a song and part fact it contains actual historical Dark Ties (Broken Saints Society documents this book about the Trail of Tears is very interesting and informative Iidn t think the writing was great and I might have given up on it early on except for the fact I was interested in learning about the Trail of Tears The book tells the story of the Cherokee people and the tragic beginnings of the removal that resulted in eath of approximately 4000 people I read this book for Cherokee Literature class and really enjoyed it My professor is actually the author and it was fantastic to talk to him and ask him uestions as I was reading the novel. Etic by unsentimental An ironic third point of view etached and often adversarial is provided by the historical Lawn Boy Returns documents interspersed through the novel from the text of the removal treaty to Ralph Waldo Emerson's letter to the president of the United States in protest of the removal In this layering of contradictory elements Conley implies uestions about the relationships between history and legend storytelling and myth makingInspired by the lyrics of Don Grooms's song Whippoorwill which open many chapters in the text Conley has written a novel both meticulously accurate andeeply movin.
Read Mountain Windsong A Novel of the Trail of TearsAn interesting tale weaving actual historical accounts with fictional responses to the forced evacuation of the Cherokee I idn t realize how those who hid in the mountains eventually gotsome of their land back It s a horrific piece of American history
and I m glad Professor Conley is keeping truth alive I liked that there were actual historicalI m glad Professor Conley is keeping truth alive I liked that there were actual historical mixed in with the novel but it was still hard to read ue to the subject matter However having an idea of what happened is good for us I liked this book The facts the love story the poems the story telling were all wonderful parts that contributed to this awesome book I read once a few years back I KNOW I liked it because I kept in in my collection I want to re read it before writing a review Although I appreciated the historical ocuments the *fiction sections of the book were a bit *sections of the book were a bit simplistic for my taste In the end huge problems were fairly easily solved by enlisting the help of a super
human old white guy Awesomely written. Set against the tragic events of the Cherokees'old white guy Awesomely written. Set against the tragic events of the Cherokees' from their traditional lands in North Carolina to Indian Territory between 1835 1838 Mountain Windsong is a love story that brings to life the suffering and endurance of the Cherokee people It is the moving tale of Waguli Whippoorwill and Oconeechee a young Cherokee man and woman separated by the Trail of Tears Just as they are about to be married Waguli is captured be federal soldiers and along with thousands of other Cherokees taken west on foot and then by steamboat to what is now eastern Oklahoma Though many ie along the way Wagu. Book So sad and tragic was the treatment of
THE CHEROKEE NATION YET WE FIND WITH THE LOVECherokee nation yet we find with the love Oconeechenee and Waguli that there was still hope and pride among these battered people Awesome book as it mixed a fictional love story with the true history of the atrocities that were related to the Trail of Tears Short love story uring the Trail of Tears A boy and girl Cherokee meet fall in love and plan to marry But
#before that can happen they are seperated uring the removal of the #that can happen they are seperated uring the removal of the from North Carolina The boy was forced to *Leave And Go West *and go West the girl managed to hide and stay in NC It took 4 years for them to meet again end of story There is some history also including to ocument wrote for the Indians to move West Mountain Windsong is a novel set against the backdrop of 1830 America and the Trail of Tears The Cherokee Nation was the model for the Indian policy promoted by the federal government and the 1st six US Presidents the Cherokees even adopted a Constitution modeled af. Li survives Jewelry Making For Beginners drowning his shame and sorrow in alcohol Oconeechee among the few Cherokees who remain behind hidden in the mountains embarks on a courageous search for WaguliRobert J Conley makes use of song legend and historicalocuments to weave the rich texture of the story which is told through several sometimes contradictory voices The traditional narrative of the Trail of Tears is told to a young contemporary Cherokee boy by his grandfather presented in bits and pieces as they go about their everyday chores in rural North Carolina The telling is neiter bitter nor hostile; it is sympath.