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    Native History: Stand Watie, Treaty of New Echota Signer, Born

    This Date in Native History: Stand Watie was born Degadoga Watie on December 12, 1806 in New Echota, near present day Rome, Georgia. By the time Watie was born, the Cherokees had already been defending and ceding their land to the federal government for 50 years.



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