2009 Remember the Removal

The Remember the Removal Project was held in honor of the twenty-five year anniversary of the first Remember the Removal bike ride, held in 1984. The project was sponsored as a leadership initiative by the Cherokee Nation. Riders who participated in this year’s ride included Wyatt Collins of Chelsea, Sarah Holcomb of Vian, Kolton Holmes of Rocky Mountain, Gary Walker of Salina, Dallas Smith of Peggs, Johnny Christie of Sallisaw, Jared Dry of Fort Gibson and Baron O’Field of Park Hill. Chaperones who also rode were Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Chad Smith, Chad McCarter, Cherokee Nation Marshal Service, J.T. Petherick, Cherokee Nation Health Services and Todd Enlow, Cherokee Nation Leadership Group.