“The Site” feels ya’. It wants to spit in their stupid cunty faces, too. #WhereIsOurSavior?
#MeandaGun, perhaps. #Crucifixion. #Cherokee-style…see below.


Juneteenth has come and gone so it’s time to start preparing for Novemberteenth to celebrate and mark November 15 1842, the date of the great slave escape from Cherokee Nation.

The 1842 Slave Revolt in the Cherokee Nation was the largest escape of a group of slaves to occur in the Cherokee Nation, in what was then Indian Territory. The slave revolt started on November 15, 1842, when a group of 20 African-American slaves owned by the Cherokee escaped and tried to reach Mexico, where slavery had been abolished in 1829. Along their way south, they were joined by 15 slaves escaping from the Creek Nation in Indian Territory.


The fugitives met with two slave catchers taking a family of eight slave captives back to the Choctaw Nation. The fugitives killed the hunters and allowed the family to join their party. Although an Indian party had captured and killed some of the slaves near the beginning of their flight, the Cherokee sought reinforcements. They raised an armed group of more than 100 of their and Choctaw warriors to pursue and capture the fugitives. Five slaves were later executed for killing the two slave catchers.

What has been described as “the most spectacular act of rebellion against slavery” among the Cherokee, the 1842 event inspired subsequent slave rebellions in the Indian Territory. But, in the aftermath of this escape, the Cherokee Nation passed stricter slave codes, expelled freedmen from the territory, and established a ‘rescue’ (slave-catching) company to try to prevent additional losses. PS #WhenDidHistoryBegin?

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