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Author Bender, Margaret Clelland.

Title Signs of Cherokee culture : Sequoyah's syllabary in Eastern Cherokee life / Margaret Bender
Published Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2002


Description 1 online resource (xx, 187 pages) : illustrations
Series North Carolina History & Culture anthology
North Carolina History & Culture anthology
NC LIVE module
Contents Preface; Note on Orthography; Introduction; 1. Pride and Ambivalence; 2. Reading, Writing, and the Reproduction of Cultural Categories; 3. Talking Leaves, Silent Leaves; 4. Reading the Signs; 5. What Else You Gonna Go After?; Conclusion; Notes; References; Index
Summary Based on extensive fieldwork, this text uses a semiotic approach to investigate the historic and contemporary role of the Sequoyan syllabury - the written system for representing the sounds of the Cherokee language. It also explores the role of this language in the context of tourism
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-182) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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In North Carolina History & Culture
Subject Sequoyah, 1770?-1843 -- Influence
Sequoyah, 1770?-1843.
Cherokee language -- Writing -- Social aspects
Cherokee Indians -- North Carolina -- Social life and customs
FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY -- Native American Languages.
Cherokee Indians -- Social life and customs.
Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
Cherokee (taal)
North Carolina.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0807860050