The Cherokee Nation is a sovereign tribal government located in the United States. It is today the largest tribe in the US. The Cherokee language is a member of the Iroquoian language family. Originating from the southeast region of North America, the most significant Cherokee-speaking population now lives in a tribal territory in Oklahoma.
You can read more interesting facts about the Cherokee language and about the Cherokee Nation’s language preservation efforts in this language spotlight on Multicultural Children’s Book Day.
Cherokee Books – Bilingual Children’s Books
One bilingual children’s book that Language Lizard offers is How Totsuwa Became Cherokee, a coming-of-age story about the Cardinal bird. Read the full review of this #OwnVoices book on Multicultural Children’s Book Day.
You can read more about diverse languages in the Language Spotlight series on the Language Lizard blog.
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