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The Cherokee Alphabet

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Learn about the story of Sequoyah, a Cherokee man who developed an alphabet for the Cherokee language in 1821, in this video segment adapted ...

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Source: AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: "We Shall Remain: Trail of Tears"

This media asset was adapted from AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: "We Shall Remain: Trail of Tears".


Adapted from AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: "We Shall Remain: Trail of Tears". Third party materials courtesy of American Antiquarian Society, © Burstein Collection/CORBIS, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution (manuscript # MS 2236), Oklahoma Historical Society, Research Division; and Woolaroc Museum/Bartlesville, Oklahoma.

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Contributor: WGBH Educational Foundation

Funder: Walmart Foundation

Producer: WGBH Educational Foundation