Introduction to Cherokee language

A one-day “Introduction to Cherokee Language” class will be offered from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 19 in Western Carolina University’s Cordelia Camp Building.

Thomas Belt and Hartwell Francis from WCU’s Cherokee language program will begin the class by introducing the Cherokee syllabify. Students will then move on to holding brief conversations in Cherokee. Sound files on CD, a syllabify chart and reference sheets will be provided for review and further study. The event costs $59, with lunch included, and is sponsored by Western Carolina University’s Office of Continuing Education.

learn.wcu.edu or 828.227.7397.

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