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Exploring the Logic and Beauty of the Cherokee Language

Western North Carolina’s heritage is uniquely reflected in the traditional language of the Cherokee. And in today’s Asheville Citizen-Times, reporter Dale Neal discusses his own experience in learning this indigenous language which is on the verge of extinction. It is a beautiful article (read it here: “Why I’m Learning Cherokee, the First Language of Our Landscape”), and it offers an invaluable reference to a new website called Your Grandmother’s Cherokee. This website, the result of a seven-year collaboration to produce a simple and accessible way to…   Continue Reading »

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