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  • Jun 22, 2011
  • 11:22 PM

Sequoyah Birthplace Museum to celebrate 25 years

Scott / The Cherokee One Feather
Although Sequoyah was exposed to the concept of writing early in his life, he never learned the English alphabet. It took him 12 years to create the writing system. The Cherokee Syllabary is 86 symbols which represents the different sounds in the Cherokee language.

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