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    • Sequoyah

    • The Life and Legacy of the Most Famous Cherokee
    • By: Jesse Harasta, Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Eric Nelson
    • Length: 1 hr and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Cherokees might be the most famous tribe in the country. If so, the person most responsible for it is Sequoyah, whose invention of the Cherokee syllabary also played a prominent role in facilitating the assimilation between the Cherokee and Americans. Sequoyah began work on devising the writing and reading system around 1809, and it was instantly popular among Cherokees, to the extent that it was being used in written publications among the tribe by the 1820s. The syllabary has been in use ever since, both within the tribe and among outsiders.

    Regular price: $6.95