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July 2018

Your Name in Cherokee

July 11, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 22, 2018

Frisco Native American Museum, PO Box 399
Frisco, NC 27936
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Outer Banks Events - Frisco Native American Museum programs

"ᎤᎵᎮᎵᏍᏗ" Not a familiar word? Unless you read Cherokee, you may not recognize it; however, visitors to the Frisco Native American Museum & Natural History Center will hear the words - which mean Welcome" - at the museum this summer. Although considered by some to be endangered, the written Cherokee language dates back to the early 1800's. It was developed over a period of 12 years by Cherokee native, Sequoyan, who began the process in 1809. By the 1900's the language was widely…

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