• Cherokee Language Class - Aug 8, 2019 to Aug 25, 2019

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    Cherokee Language Class

    Date: August 8, 2019 - August 25, 2019
    Event Description

    The UNESCO Atlas of the World's Languages in Danger labeled the eastern dialect of Cherokee as severely endangered in 2010. There are roughly 226 fluent speakers of the Cherokee language. Instructors Roger Smoker and Micah Swimmer are working diligently to change that.

    This class is an introduction to the Cherokee Syllabary, pronunciation of sounds, and greetings. The class will be 2 nights a week for 3 weeks. Each student will be given a syllabary to take home.

    Event Location Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center 
    121 Schoolhouse Road
    Stecoah (Robbinsville), NC 28771 
    Date/Time Information August 5, 8, 12, 15, 19 and 22 
    (Mondays & Thursdays) 
    6 pm - 8 pm 
    Contact Information
    Free maximum of 25 participants - must register online
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