Published On: Wed, Jan 4th, 2012

Download an application for the Remember the Removal Ride

EBCI tribal elder Jack Teesateskie participates in the 2011 Ride. (Photo courtesy of Sheena Kanott)

     Sponsored by the Cherokee Nation and the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians,  the remember the removal ride is a three-week, 950-mile bicycle journey from New Echota, Ga. to Tahlequah, Okla. following the Northern Route of the trail of tears.

Download an application for the ride here:

RTR bike application

Eligibility requirements:

– You must be at least 16 years of age to ride.

– Open to any enrolled member that is interested and physically able.

– You must be willing to commit to 4 months of training leading up to the ride and the 3 weeks for the ride itself.

– Must be willing to raise money to cover all remaining costs for the trip.

**Note**: Only a limited amount of slots are available and riders will be selected through an application process and panel interview.

Info: Tara McCoy (7:45 to 4:30) 497-1976.   For more information, pictures, and blogs from past riders go to www.cherokeeriders.org.

– Tara McCoy

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