|The Cherokee Phoenix|
| A notable achievement of the Cherokee Nation was
publication of the first American Indian newspaper, The Cherokee
In 1826, the Council approved the construction of a printing office to be built in the center of town.
The press used type cast in the Cherokee alphabet invented by Sequoyah.
View a copy of the newspaper here.
Read the entire story here.
“Whole Indian Nations have melted away like snowballs in the sun before the white man’s advance…
Chief Dragging Canoe
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