Among the special features The Odyssey offers are live chats where you can interact with important people from history, US history experts, the US Trekkers, and even other students. On this page you can also see what chats are coming up for the World Trek.
Click here if you want to learn how the chats work.
US TREK CHAT - Native American Responses Through the Mid-1800's
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Wednesday, November 29, 2000, 11am Eastern, 8am Pacific
- Gina Chiala of the Leonard Peltier Defense Committee - Leonard Peltier, an Anishinabe-Lakota political prisoner, has spent the last 24 years of his life in prison despite the fact that the government has admitted on numerous occasions that they do not know who is responsible for the crime he was convicted of.
Check out the US Trek Dispatch on Leonard.
Jeremy Sequoyah - Jeremy is a junior at Cherokee High School in Cherokee, North Carolina and is actively involved in his community. Jeremy is a member of the Junaluska Leadership Council and is currently working on a video project to help teach Cherokee to young kids.
Check out the US Trek diuspatches on the Cherokee, including the Trail of Tears, the Cherokee language and newspaper, and modern Cherokee life.
Nick Tilsen - US Trekker and American Indian activist
FURTHER CHATS TBA