eBook Sequoyah and the Invention of the Cherokee Alphabet, 1st Edition

  • April R. Summitt
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  • ISBN-10: 0313391785
  • ISBN-13: 9780313391781
  • DDC: 975.004
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 164 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released November 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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Through a unique combination of narrative history and primary documents, this book provides an engrossing biography of Sequoyah, the creator of the Cherokee writing system, and clearly documents the importance of written language in the preservation of culture.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Titlle.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Series Foreword.
1: Growing up Cherokee.
2: Sequoyah and the “Talking Leaves”.
3: The Cherokee Nation After Sequoyah.
4: Reading and Writing Cherokee.
5: Sequoyah, Real and Imagined.
Short Biographies of Key Figures.
Primary Documents.
Annotated Bibliography.
About the Author.