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color lithograph after an 1828 portrait by Charles Bird King (1785-1862)
Se·quoy·aor Se·quoy·ah (sĭ-kwoi′ə) Also called George Guess. 1770?-1843.
Cherokee scholar who developed a system of transcribing the Cherokee language.
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or Se•quoy•ah(sɪˈkwɔɪ ə)
1770?–1843, Cherokee Indian, credited with the invention of a syllabary for writing Cherokee.
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