Cherokee. The Cherokee syllabary was invented by a member of the Cherokee nation named Sequoya around 1821. Sequoyah simply took the shape of some English letters and assigned new syllabic values to them. The other signs do not resemble any English letter, and therefore were likely invented by Sequoya. Location: Americas > North America. Time:1821 CE to Present. Direction: Left to Right.
Check out this instructional language video that demonstrates how to pronounce the word "creator" in Cherokee. Also, this lesson teaches you how to say the word for "Jesus." This video is great for beginners who want to improve their Cherokee language skills. Practice your Cherokee by learning how to say the words "creator" and "Jesus"!