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Searching for Sequoyah

Cherokee Nation citizen James Greg Bilby as Sequoyah in 'Searching for Sequoyah.' Photo: Karl W. Schmidt

Searching for the "Enigmatic Hero" of the Cherokee Language, Sequoyah

Daniel Hautzinger

A new documentary explores the legacy and mysterious life of Sequoyah, who created the Cherokee writing system despite being illiterate in any other language. The team behind the film discusses its importance to them as Native scholars and filmmakers. 
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