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Cherokee Messenger ( Civilization of the American Indian Series # 12 )

Bass, Althea

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ISBN 10: 0806128798 / ISBN 13: 9780806128795
Published by University of Oklahoma Press, Norman
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Volume # 12 in The Civilization of the American Indian Series published continuously since 1932 on Indians of the Americas. Bookseller Inventory # 024897

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Title: Cherokee Messenger ( Civilization of the ...

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press, Norman

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition:Fine

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He is wise; he has something to say.  Let us call him A-tse-nu-sti,’ the messenger.” This is the story of Reverend Samuel Austin Worcester (1798-1859), messenger” and missionary to the Cherokees from 1825 to 1859 under the auspices of the American Board of Foreign Missions (Congregational). One of Worcester’s earliest accomplishments was to set Sequoyah’s alphabet in type so that he and Elias Boudinot could print the bilingual Cherokee Phoenix. After removal to Indian Territory, he helped establish the Cherokee Advocate, edited by William Ross, and issued almanacs, gospels, hymnals, bibles, and other books in the Cherokee, Creek, and Choctaw languages. He served the Cherokee in numerous roles, including those of preacher, teacher, postmaster, legal advisor, doctor, and organizer of temperance societies. His story is the Cherokee story, and in the foreword to this new edition, William L. Anderson discusses Worcester’s life among the Cherokee.

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Althea Bass taught at the University of Oklahoma and was the author of several books on Indian history, among them The Story of Tullahassee and The Arapaho Way.

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