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Cherokee Bible; Slave Banjo; United Empire Loyalists
Genealogy figures into segments examining the 1838 "Trail of Tears" Cherokee relocation, a banjo's history and Revolutionary War British loyalists. In the first segment, a Texas woman is curious about a Cherokee-language bible that has been in her family for generations. Bluesman Taj Mahal discusses the history of a banjo that might have been owned by a slave in the second segment. And in the third, a California woman is intrigued by the notation "United Empire Loyalist" on her family tree.
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