Sequoyah (Civilization of American Indian)
Sequoyah (Civilization of American Indian) by Grant Foreman
Sequoyah (Civilization of American Indian) Author: Grant Foreman
Title: Sequoyah (Civilization of American Indian)
ISBN: 0806100699
ISBN13: 978-0806100692
Other Formats: lrf lit lrf azw
Pages: 85 pages
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press; 3rd Revised edition edition (January 18, 1971)
Language: English
Category: Politics & Social Sciences
Size PDF version: 1744 kb
Size EPUB version: 1563 kb
Subcategory: Social Sciences




Sequoyah was a Cherokee silversmith. In 1821 he completed his independent creation of a Cherokee syllabary, making reading and writing in Cherokee possible. This was one of the very few times in recorded history that a member of a pre-literate people created an original, effective writing system.