This is a beta version of NNDB
Search: for


Linguist (c. 1770 — Aug-1843)


Margaret Clelland Bender. Signs of Cherokee Culture: Sequoyah's Syllabary in Eastern Cherokee Life. University of North Carolina Press. 2002. 187pp.

Traveller Bird. Tell Them They Lie: The Sequoyah Myth. Los Angeles, CA: Westernlore Publishers. 1971. 148pp.

George E. Foster. Se-quo-yah, the American Cadmus and Modern Moses: A Complete Biography of the Greatest of Redmen. Philadelphia: Office of the Indian Rights Association. 1885. 244pp.

Stan Hoig. Sequoyah: The Cherokee Genius. Oklahoma City: Oklahoma Historical Society. 1995. 142pp.

Janet Klausner and Duane H. King. Sequoyah's Gift: A Portrait of the Cherokee Leader. New York City: Harper Collins. 1999. 111pp.

April R. Summitt. Sequoyah and the Invention of the Cherokee Alphabet. Greenwood Publishing Group. 2012. 164pp.


Below are references indicating presence of this name in another database or other reference material. Most of the sources listed are encyclopedic in nature but might be limited to a specific field, such as musicians or film directors. A lack of listings here does not indicate unimportance -- we are nowhere near finished with this portion of the project -- though if many are shown it does indicate a wide recognition of this individual.

  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  5. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.447)

  6. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.659)

  7. Webster's American Biographies (p.934)

Do you know something we don't?
Submit a correction or make a comment about this profile

Copyright ©2019 Soylent Communications