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The Indian Affairs Office of Indian Economic Development announced Oct. 26 that it is soliciting applications for its Living Languages Grant Program.
In honor of Sequoyah and this year’s bicentennial celebration of the Cherokee syllabary, the Cherokee Nation has become the first Native American tribe to use motion and facial capture technology to help preserve and promote an Indigenous language.
On the picturesque grounds of Sequoyah’s Cabin Museum in Sallisaw, Cherokee Nation leaders met Oct. 12 to celebrate via a formal proclamation 200 years of the tribe’s written language.
Sarah Oosahwee-Voss has been around the Cherokee language all of her life – hearing her father, uncles, aunts and grandparents speak it – but that didn’t necessarily give her an advantage when she began the Cherokee Nation’s Cherokee Language Master Apprentice Program in 2020.
For the past six years, Sedi (Walnut) Eastwood has been learning the Cherokee language and hopes to someday teach it to high school students.
TAHLEQUAH – Roy Boney Jr. is well-known around the Cherokee Nation’s W.W. Keeler Complex for his work to preserve the Cherokee language, but h…
As part of the University of Arkansas Indigenous Studies Program, the Cherokee language is being taught for the first time at the school by Cherokee Nation citizen Lawrence Panther, of Kansas, Oklahoma.
Each week for the past 17 years, radio show host Dennis Sixkiller has shared with listeners the Cherokee language through song and stories.