Literacy as a Factor in the Development of Cherokee Culture in the 19th Century

By James W. Parins.

Published by The International Journal of the Book

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As Cherokees became literate in their own language and in English in the 1820s, the impact on their culture was immediate and profound.

Keywords: Literacy, Cherokee Nation, Culture, Cherokee Language

The International Journal of the Book, Volume 4, Issue 1, pp.91-96. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 736.784KB).

Prof James W. Parins

Parins has researched writing in English by American Indians for the past 30 years, specializing in the 19th and early 20th centuries. He has published biographies of Indian writers, guides to tribal newspapers and periodicals, bibliographies of Indian writers, and produced many editions of works by tribal writers in both printed and digital versions.


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