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Opinion: Andrew Jackson led horrifying campaigns against tribes
Opinion: Andrew Jackson led horrifying campaigns against tribes (May 26, 2015)

The two-term president and founder of the Democratic party was infamous for his removal of Indian tribes - over 45,000 during his administration.


Opinion: History lesson in foreign relations from Indian nations
Opinion: History lesson in foreign relations from Indian nations (March 16, 2015)

It became quickly clear that, as a new nation, America needed one voice in negotiations with both Indian nations and European empires in matters of war, peace and trade.


Albert Bender: Don't honor Andrew Jackson's genocidal legacy
Albert Bender: Don't honor Andrew Jackson's genocidal legacy (March 16, 2015)

Andrew Jackson was a racist devil incarnate — an early-day American Hitler whose deadly legacy for American Indians remains extant to this very day.


Column: Jeopardy misses the full story behind Osceola's battle
Column: Jeopardy misses the full story behind Osceola's battle (May 29, 2012)

"A recent edition of the TV quiz Jeopardy offered the question of who an Indian named Osceola might have been. One contestant suggested "Creek" and two declared "Seminole." Those two...


Opinion:  State's history   shows tribes  were treated unfairly
Opinion: State's history shows tribes were treated unfairly (May 20, 2011)

"Can you picture this area just a little over 150 to 175 years ago? The Indians that lived here hunted, fished, raised crops and lived a leisurely life. They married,...