- Anthropology and History
DIGADOHI means lands in Cherokee and the story of their removal is recorded in the documents and archaeology at places along the Trail of Tears like the Snelson-Brinker farm in Missouri, and in the traditions and family histories of the Cherokee today. July 4th, 2017 the historic Snelson-Brinker cabin was burnt to the ground. A witness site to ethnic cleansing, the farm is one of the few sites on the Trail of Tears to be studied. Using cutting edge archaeological methods, STEM, and archival research, a group of researchers, community activists and Cherokee leaders work to rescue a historic property from the arsonist's flames and identify the graves of the Cherokee who died there.
The film chronicles a year of those investigations and others along the Trail
of Tears and weaves the family stories - European, African, and Native - that
were unearthed there into the national story of America.
- Running time
- 56 and 61 minutes
- Monty Dobson ... Director, Producer, Writer, Editor, Cinematographer
- Andrew Devenney ... Co-Producer
- Joshua D Koenig ... Co-Producer
- Daniel Bracken ... Co-Editor
- Deborah Taffa ... Co-Writer
- Prod. Co.
- Stratigraphic Productions LLC
- United States
- Years of Production
- Missouri, Alabama, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Georgia
- Release year
- Tribal Film Festival. The International Archaeology Film Festival
- Public Television via NETA - National Educational Telecommunications Association
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