Quapaw Tribe finds slave cemetery on property in Arkansas
Posted: Thursday, February 6, 2014
The Quapaw Tribe
of Oklahoma has uncovered an important piece of history on a property in Arkansas.
The tribe recently acquired 160 acres of its historic reservation. A slave ceremony was found at the site.
"It's a very important piece of land to us. It's part of our original reservation," Chairman John Berrey told KARK.
The tribe plans to preserve the cemetery.
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