Sequoyah portrait, Face-to-Face talk

Sequoyah portrait, Face-to-Face talk

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Francis Flavin, historian at the U.S. Department of the Interior, discusses a portrait of Sequoyah by Henry Inman. Sequoyah, the son of a Cherokee chief's daughter and a fur trader from Virginia, was a warrior and hunter and, some say, a silversmith. For twelve years he worked to devise a method of writing for the Cherokee language. His syllabary of eighty-five symbols, representing vowel and consonant sounds, was approved by the Cherokee chiefs in 1821, and the simple utilitarian system made ... Más informaciones

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