A few links on the invention on Sequoyah's invention of the Cree writing
The Sequoia tree was named after him (by naturalist David Douglas, I believe).
Has a sample of the alphabet.
It says that in 1827, the Cherokee council appropriated funding for the
establishment of a national newspaper.
It is sad to note that it was only three years later that Andrew Jackson
signed the Indian Removal Act which led to the Trail of Tears in 1838.
On the Trail of Tears
Has another version of the alphabet.
At 10:47 PM -0400 5/9/00, Kate Gladstone & Andrew S. Haber wrote:
>THANKS for the link to the Cree font - who (and of what people?) invented
>it, and when?
>Yours for better letters, Kate at Handwriting Repair
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