Signs of Cherokee Culture Sequoyah"s Syllabary in Eastern Cherokee Life by Margaret Bender

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Published by The University of North Carolina Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Cultural studies,
  • Philosophy of language,
  • Social aspects,
  • Native American Languages,
  • Native American Sociology,
  • Sociolinguistics,
  • Social Science,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Iroquoian & Siouan languages,
  • Language,
  • North America,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Semiotics & Theory,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines / Literacy,
  • Writing,
  • Cherokee Indians,
  • Social life and customs,
  • Ethnic Studies - Native American Studies,
  • Cherokee language,
  • North Carolina

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9892059M
ISBN 10080782707X
ISBN 109780807827079

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Based on extensive fieldwork in the community of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians in western North Carolina, this book uses a semiotic approach to investigate the historic and contemporary role of the Sequoyan syllabary--the written system for. Signs of Cherokee Culture book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

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When gold was discovered on Cherokee land in Georgia, agitation for the removal of the tribe increased. In December the Treaty of New Echota, signed by a small minority of the Cherokee, ceded to the United States all Cherokee land east of the Mississippi River for $5. English is the predominant language used in the Cherokee community, but Bender shows how the syllabary is used in special and subtle ways that help to shape a shared cultural and linguistic identity among the Cherokees.

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English is the predominant language used in the Cherokee community, but Bender shows how the syllabary is used in special and subtle ways that help to shape a shared cultural and linguistic identity among the Cherokees.

Signs of Cherokee Culture thus makes an important contribution to the ethnographic literature on culturally specific : The University of North Carolina Press.

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Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, In Signs of Cherokee Culture, Margaret Bender examines the ways in which contemporary Eastern Cherokees employ the Cherokee syllabary, the writing system developed by Sequoyah in the early nineteenth century. While.

Cherokee spiritual beliefs are held in common among the Cherokee people - Native American peoples who are indigenous to the Southeastern Woodlands, and today live primarily in communities in North Carolina (the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians), and Oklahoma (the Cherokee Nation and United Keetowah Band of Cherokee Indians).Some of the beliefs, and the stories and songs in which they.

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Signs of Cherokee Culture thus makes an important contribution to the ethnographic literature on culturally specific Author: Margaret Bender. Signs of Cherokee Culture: Sequoyah's Syllabary in Eastern Cherokee Life. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press.

Bender, Margaret. Indexicality, voice, and context in the distribution of Cherokee scripts. International Journal of the Sociology of Language –Languages: Cherokee language. Cherokee Art and Culture. The deep, ancient Cherokee culture comes through in its people's art and design, shining a light in the long history of language, design, and symbols.

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