The life of Cherokee tribesman Sequoia from his birth to his later years. His time spent on developing the Cherokee written language is portrayed in detail and it's importance to it's people.
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Sequoyah (c.1770-1843) started working on his Cherokee alphabet in 1809, and completed it in 1821; it was officially adopted by the Cherokee Nation in 1825. His name is believed to come from the Cherokee word "siqua" or "sikwa," meaning "hog," which references a childhood deformity or later injury that left him disabled. See more
Death Valley Days (Call of the West)
Written by Herbert Taylor See more