Vanished Worlds, Enduring People

The Written Word

Mort Walker. Beetle Bailey. Translated by Martin Cochran into the Cherokee language. Tahlequah, Oklahoma: Cherokee Bilingual Education Program, n.d. [view]

The Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma has been involved in bilingual education programs since the 1960s. Today, there are approximately 10,000 speakers of Cherokee enrolled in the Cherokee Nation. The Bilingual Education Program encourages literacy in Cherokee among the young with publications such as this comic book.

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