The Daily Multiracial – Sequoyah

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(Native American (Cherokee) / White or White-Native American) [American (Cherokee Nation)]   Known as: Teacher, Silversmith, Blacksmith (Creator of the Cherokee syllabary/alphabet, making reading and writing in Cherokee possible. This was the only time in recorded history that a member of a non-literate people independently created an effective writing system; Had many things named after him including Sequoyah County in Oklahoma, the Sequoia tree, Mount Sequoyah in the Great Smoky Mountains and many schools)
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