Pair travel country by wagon to honor Cherokee ancestors

Wednesday, July 8, 2015
Noqah Elisi, right, and Gene Glasscock take time off from traveling by wagon to rest in a grove of shade trees Saturday. The two stopped to rest in Cassville and have been traveling since April of last year cross-country by mule-driven wagon to honor the memory of the their ancestors who traveled the Trail of Tears. Julia Kilmer reporter@cassville-democrat.com

Noqah Elisi, right, and Gene Glasscock take time off from traveling by wagon to rest in a grove of shade trees Saturday.

Noqah Elisi and Gene Glasscock take time off from the rigors of traveling to share a laugh on Saturday. They have 120 miles left to Tahlequah, Okla., which will conclude the commemorative trip. Julia Kilmer reporter@cassville-democrat.com
Noqah Elisi fusses over Gene Glasscock's ceremonial Cherokee shirt he was just given by friends who stopped by. One of the couple's mules, which have pulled the wagon across the country, stand behind them. Julia Kilmer reporter@cassville-democrat.com
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