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ISO 639-3: chr

The combined catalog of all OLAC participants contains the following resources that are relevant to this language:

Other known names and dialect names: Eastern Cherokee, Elati, Kituhwa, Lower Cherokee, Middle Cherokee, Otali, Overhill Cherokee, Overhill-Middle Cherokee, Tsalagi, Tslagi, Upper Cherokee, Western Cherokee

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Primary texts

  1. ONLINEGenesis. The Long Now Foundation. n.d. New York: American Bible Society. oai:rosettaproject.org:rosettaproject_chr_gen-1
  2. ONLINESome Eastern Cherokee Texts. Speck, Frank G. 1928. International Journal of American Linguistics. oai:rosettaproject.org:rosettaproject_chr_vertxt-1

Lexical resources

  1. ONLINECrúbadán language data for Cherokee. Kevin Scannell. 2018. The Crúbadán Project. oai:crubadan.org:chr
  2. ONLINECrúbadán language data for Cherokee (Latin). Kevin Scannell. 2018. The Crúbadán Project. oai:crubadan.org:chr-Latn
  3. ONLINECherokee Swadesh List. n.a. n.d. The Rosetta Project: A Long Now Foundation Library of Human Language. oai:rosettaproject.org:rosettaproject_chr_swadesh-1

Language descriptions

  1. Phonological variation in western Cherokee. Foley, Lawrence M. 1980. Outstanding dissertations in linguistics. oai:gial.edu:6960
  2. ONLINEGlottolog 4.6 Resources for Cherokee. n.a. 2022. Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. oai:glottolog.org:cher1273
  3. ONLINEPHOIBLE 2.0 phonemic inventories for Cherokee. n.a. 2019. Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. oai:phoible.org:cher1273
  4. ONLINEFacts About the World's Languages: An Encyclopedia of the World's Major Languages, Past and Present: Creek. Martin, Jack B.; Mauldin, Margaret McKane. 2001. New York: H. W. Wilson. oai:rosettaproject.org:rosettaproject_chr_morsyn-2
  5. ONLINEFacts About the World's Languages: An Encyclopedia of the World's Major Languages, Past and Present: Cherokee. Feeling, Durbin; Pulte, William. 2001. New York: H. W. Wilson. oai:rosettaproject.org:rosettaproject_chr_ortho-2
  6. ONLINEThe World's Writing Systems. Daniels, Peter T.; Bright, William. 1996. Oxford University Press. oai:rosettaproject.org:rosettaproject_chr_ortho-3
  7. ONLINEFacts About the World's Languages: An Encyclopedia of the World's Major Languages, Past and Present: Cherokee. Feeling, Durbin; Pulte, William. 2001. New York: H. W. Wilson. oai:rosettaproject.org:rosettaproject_chr_phon-2
  8. ONLINEWALS Online Resources for Cherokee. n.a. 2022. Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. oai:wals.info:che

Other resources about the language

  1. ONLINECherokee. Walker, Willard. 1975. Studies in southestern Indian Languages. oai:refdb.wals.info:879
  2. ONLINEPhonological Variation in Western Cherokee. Foley, Lawrence. 1980. Garland Publishing, Inc. oai:refdb.wals.info:2332
  3. ONLINEBeginning Cherokee. Holmes, Ruth Bradley; Smith, Betty Sharp. 1976. University of Oklahoma Press. oai:refdb.wals.info:2431
  4. ONLINEPragmatic roles in Cherokee Grammar. Scancarelli, Janine. 1986. University of California Press. oai:refdb.wals.info:2721
  5. ONLINEGrammatical Relations and Verb Agreement in Cherokee. Scancarelli, Janine. 1987. WALS Online RefDB. oai:refdb.wals.info:2722
  6. ONLINECherokee Verb morphology 3. Reyburn, William D. 1954. WALS Online RefDB. oai:refdb.wals.info:4673
  7. ONLINEWhere have all the adjectives come from? The case of Cherokee. Lindsey, G.; Scancarelli, J. 1985. WALS Online RefDB. oai:refdb.wals.info:5153
  8. ONLINECherokee-English Dictionary. Feeling, Durbin. 1975. Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma and Heritage Printing. oai:refdb.wals.info:5333
  9. Cherokee papers from UCLA. Beghelli, Filippo; Munro, Pamela. 1996. UCLA occasional papers in linguistics ; no. 16. oai:gial.edu:1362
  10. Beginning Cherokee. Holmes, Ruth Bradley, 1924-. 1977. Norman : University of Oklahoma Press. oai:gial.edu:20830
  11. Beginning Cherokee. Holmes, Ruth Bradley, 1924-. 1989. Norman : University of Oklahoma Press. oai:gial.edu:20975
  12. Beginning Cherokee. Holmes, Ruth Bradley, 1924-; Smith, Betty Sharp, 1931-. 1976. [S.l. : s.n.]. oai:gial.edu:20976
  13. Studies in southeastern Indian languages. Crawford, James Mack, 1925-; Southern Anthropological Society. 1975. Athens : University of Georgia Press. oai:gial.edu:8542
  14. ONLINECherokee: a language of United States. n.a. 2018. SIL International. oai:ethnologue.com:chr
  15. ONLINELINGUIST List Resources for Cherokee. Damir Cavar, eLinguistics Foundation Board Member (editor); Malgorzata E. Cavar, Director of Linguist List (editor). 2022-05-31. The LINGUIST List (www.linguistlist.org). oai:linguistlist.org:lang_chr
  16. ONLINEFacts About the World's Languages: An Encyclopedia of the World's Major Languages, Past and Present: Cherokee. Feeling, Durbin; Pulte, William. 2001. New York: H. W. Wilson. oai:rosettaproject.org:rosettaproject_chr_detail-2

Other resources in the language

  1. Cherokee New Testament. n.a. 1976. Tahlequa, Okla : Cross Cultura Media. oai:gial.edu:1361
  2. ONLINEOklahoma Cherokee paradigms and texts. Cowen, Agnes; Glass, Pauline; Hayer, Sam; Jesson, Annie; Pulte, William John, 1941-. 1971-1972. Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:10998
  3. ONLINECherokee formulae. Fogelson, Raymond D.; Sequoyah, Lloyd Running Wolf. 1958. Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:10938
  4. ONLINENorth Carolina Cherokee Folklore. Fogelson, Raymond D.; Sequoyah, Lloyd Running Wolf; Calhoun, Lawyer. 1958. Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:10945
  5. ONLINECherokee materials, Frank Speck Recordings. Driver, Wesley; Speck, Frank G. (Frank Gouldsmith), 1881-1950. 1936. Recordings of Cherokee, Creek, Naskapi, Penobscot, Sioux, Santee, Tutelo, and Winnebago. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:10948
  6. ONLINEContemporary usage of the Cherokee syllabary. Bender, Margaret Clelland. 1993-1995. Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:10914
  7. ONLINEPhonological Variation in Oklahoma Cherokee. Blossom, Bobby; Jordan, Linda; Reed, Polly; Robinson, Prentice; Smith, Betty Sharp; Turtle, Lucinda. 1997. Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:10898
  8. ONLINECherokee materials gathered...on the Cherokee reservation at Cherokee, N.C.. Arch, Sarah; Conseen, Annie Oocumma; Welch, Enoch; Welch, Woodrow; Youngdeer, Jess. 1951-1952. Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:10851
  9. ONLINECherokee materials, James Crawford Recordings of Native American languages. Crawford, James M. (James Mack), 1925-1989; King, Laura Hill. 1973. Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:10859
  10. ONLINEMaterial on Iroquois Dialects and Languages. Antone, Betsy; Antone, Billy; Antone, Harry; Antone, Rosa; Benedict, Charles; Benedict, Charles, Mrs.; Benedict, Ernest; Christian, Albert; Cornplanter, Jesse J.; Curlyhead, Sadie; Cusick, Herbert; Dowdy, Lynn; Gansworth, Nellie; Henhawk, Floyd; Hickerson, Harold, 1923-; Homer, Pat; Jacobs, Elver; Jimerson, Laurence; Jimerson, Laurence, Mrs.; Johnny John, Amos; Johnny John, Colline; Johnny John, Richard; Jones, Albert; Lewis, Thomas; Lyons, Annie; Lyons, Louis; Mt. Pleasant, William; Owl, David; Owl, Jane; Redeye, Henry; Schanandoah, Chapman; Schanandoah, Chapman, Mrs.; Skye, Solon; Smith, Mr.; Smith, Mrs.; Smoke, Percy; Snow, Kenneth; Snow, Lena; Thomas, George, Jr. 1950. Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:10831
  11. ONLINEMohican materials, Frank Siebert Papers. Heckewelder, John Gottlieb Ernestus, 1743-1823; Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826; Masthay, Carl; Pentland, David H.; Siebert, Frank T. (Frank Thomas), 1912-1998. 1980-1986. Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:10789
  12. ONLINECherokee Texts. Jumper, Ollie; George, Goliath; Huff, Charles T. 1980. Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:10810
  13. ONLINEDelaware materials, Frank Siebert Papers. Goddard, Ives, 1941-; Longbone, Willie; Masthay, Carl; Pearson, Bruce L., 1932-; Siebert, Frank T. (Frank Thomas), 1912-1998; Voegelin, C. F. (Charles Frederick), 1906-1986; Warne, Janet L; Wheeler-Voegelin, Erminie, 1903-1988. 1930-1941; 1981-1983. Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:10762
  14. ONLINEMeskwaki materials, Frank Siebert Papers. Dahlstrom, Amy; Geary, James A.; Goddard, Ives, 1941-; Hewson, John, 1930-; Jolley, Catherine A.; Siebert, Frank T. (Frank Thomas), 1912-1998. 1945-1992. Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:10773
  15. ONLINEQuapaw materials, Frank Siebert Papers. Rankin, Robert Louis, 1939-; Siebert, Frank T. (Frank Thomas), 1912-1998; Wildcat, Polly. 1940-1982. Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:10774
  16. ONLINEHaudenosaunee materials, Floyd G. Lounsbury Papers. Lounsbury, Floyd Glenn; Goldenweiser, Alexander A., 1880-1940; Fenton, William N., (William Nelson), 1908-2005; Abler, Thomas S., (Thomas Struthers), 1941-; Day, Gordon M.; Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937; Latham, Robert Gordon, 1812-1888; Lyford, Carrie A., (Carrie Alberta); Barbeau, Marius, 1883-1969; Thomas, George; Haas, Mary R. (Mary Rosamond), 1910-1996; Pendergast, James F., 1921-2000; Swadesh, Morris, 1909-1967; Tooker, Elisabeth, 1927-2004. 1862; 1913-1996. Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:10733
  17. ONLINEMuscogee materials, Floyd G. Lounsbury Papers. Haas, Mary R. (Mary Rosamond), 1910-1996; Lounsbury, Floyd Glenn; Basehart, Harry W.; Sturtevant, William C.; Ballard, W. L. 1937-1962. Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:10743
  18. ONLINESeneca materials, Floyd G. Lounsbury Papers. Lounsbury, Floyd Glenn; Chafe, Wallace L.; Abler, Thomas S., (Thomas Struthers), 1941-; Barbeau, Marius, 1883-1969; Fenton, William N., (William Nelson), 1908-2005; Michelson, Karin; Pirie, M. C.; Swadesh, Morris, 1909-1967; Cooper, Leroy; Gillespie, John W.; Young, Norman; Curry, Ed; Dowdy, Herb; Jones, Albert. 1950-1995. Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:10745
  19. ONLINETuscarora materials, Floyd G. Lounsbury Papers. Lounsbury, Floyd Glenn; Barbeau, Marius, 1883-1969; Greene, Elton; Mithun, Marianne; Rudes, Blair A.; Crouse, Dorothy; Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937; Kenohenyo, Nora Carrier; Printup, Marjorie; Smith, Dan; Wallace, Anthony F. C., 1923-2015; Gansworth, Nellie. 1946-1991. Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:10748
  20. ONLINECherokee materials, Floyd G. Lounsbury Papers. Albó, Xavier, 1934-; Lounsbury, Floyd Glenn; Zuidema, R. Tom, (Reiner Tom), 1927-; Farfán, José M. B.; Cook, Wiliam H.; Fenton, William N., (William Nelson), 1908-2005; Gillespie, John Douglas; Gillespie, John W.; Kurath, Gertrude Prokosch; Haas, Mary R. (Mary Rosamond), 1910-1996; Kilpatrick, Jack Frederich. 1828-1905; 1939-1975. Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:10727
  21. ONLINECayuga materials, Floyd G. Lounsbury Papers. Barbeau, Marius, 1883-1969; Fenton, William N., (William Nelson), 1908-2005; Foster, Michael K.; Lounsbury, Floyd Glenn; Skye, Howard; Green, Mrs. 1946-1989. Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:10728
  22. ONLINECherokee materials, Mary R. Haas Papers. Haas, Mary R. (Mary Rosamond), 1910-1996; Sam, Watt; Raven, Nancy. 1940s, undated. Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:10638
  23. ONLINECherokee materials, C. F. Voegelin Papers. Voegelin, C. F. (Charles Frederick), 1906-1986; Reyburn, William D.; Lounsbury, Floyd Glenn. circa 1946-1953 and undated. Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:10499
  24. ONLINECherokee materials, James M. Crawford Papers. Crawford, James M. (James Mack), 1925-1989; King, Duane H.; King, Laura Hill; Persico, V. Richard; Harper, Jared V., 1944-; Schweder, Mrs.; Squirrel, Ann; Jackson, Gil; Jesson, Annie. 1972-1973. Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:10455
  25. ONLINEOnondaga materials, Floyd G. Lounsbury Papers. Zeisberger, David, 1721-1808; Lounsbury, Floyd Glenn; Fenton, William N., (William Nelson), 1908-2005; Barbeau, Marius, 1883-1969; Skye, Howard; Shea, John Gilmary, 1824-1892; Richards, Cara Elizabeth, 1927-; Woodbury, Hanni; Einhorn, Arthur (Skaroniate); Kenohenyo, Nora Carrier; Lukoff, Fred; Thomas, George; Blau, Harold, 1935-; Foster, Michael K. 1834-1888; 1938-1978. Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:10374
  26. ONLINECherokee materials, Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection. Coodey, William Shorey, 1806-1849; Butler, Elizur, 1794-1857; Hodgdon, Samuel, 1745-1824; Henry, James W. February 15, 1799; October 10, 1855; November 15, 1904; Undated. Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:10293
  27. ONLINECherokee materials, Daythal L. Kendall Papers. Kendall, Daythal; King, Duane H. 1974-2008. Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:10256
  28. ONLINECherokee materials, William O. Bright Papers. Bright, William, 1928-2006; Masthay, Carl; Munro, Pamela; Walker, Willard; Spade, Watt. 1960s-2000s. Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:10190
  29. ONLINECherokee materials, Cherokee medicine book. Unknown. Undated. Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:10009
  30. ONLINECorrespondence, Violetta Delafield-Benjamin Smith Barton Collection. Barton, Benjamin Smith, 1766-1815; McAtee, William L. 1783-1817. Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:9802
  31. ONLINEFrank Gouldsmith Speck Cherokee Collection. Speck, Frank G. (Frank Gouldsmith), 1881-1950; Calhoun, Morgan, 1863?-1927; West Long, Will, 1870-1947; Mooney, James, 1861-1921; Wolf, James; Witthoft, John. 1880-1932. Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:9705
  32. ONLINEA comparative vocabulary of Indian languages. Barton, Benjamin Smith, 1766-1815; Du Ponceau, Peter Stephen, 1760-1844. 1798-1821. Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:9678
  33. ONLINEComparative vocabularies of several Indian languages. Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826. n.d., 1792-1808?; 1802-1808. Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:9681
  34. ONLINECherokee materials, American Philosophical Society Historical and Literary Committee, American Indian Vocabulary Collection. Butrick, D. S. (Daniel Sabin), 1789-1847; Campbell, David; Du Ponceau, Peter Stephen, 1760-1844; Gambold, John; Hawkins, Benjamin, 1754-1816. circa 1784, 1800, 1818. American Philosophical Society Historical and Literary Committee, American Indian Vocabulary Collection. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:9686
  35. ONLINECherokee materials, Frans M. Olbrechts papers. Olbrechts, Frans M., 1899-1958. 1928-1930. Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:9635
  36. ONLINEComparative Haudenosaunee materials, Frans M. Olbrechts papers. Olbrechts, Frans M., 1899-1958. circa 1930. Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:9636
  37. ONLINECherokee Nation record book. n.a. 1901-1904. Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:9588
  38. ONLINECherokee medicinal and magical texts. West Long, Will, 1870-1947; Witthoft, John. 1928, 1936, 1943. Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:9589
  39. ONLINECherokee materials, ACLS collection. French, Will; Harris, Zellig S. (Zellig Sabbettai), 1909-1992; Olbrechts, Frans M., 1899-1958; Reyburn, William D.; Sequoyah, Molly; Witthoft, John. 1941-1946; 1951-1952. ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society). oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:9388
  40. ONLINECherokee materials, Phillips Fund Collection. Bender, Margaret Clelland; Druke, Mary A.; Fogelson, Raymond D.; Huff, Charles T.; Ishii, Izumi; Jordan, Linda; Kilroe, Patricia; Kosmider, Alexia; Nichols, David A.; Phillips, Joyce B.; Phillips, P. Gary; Pulte, William John, 1941-; Rachlin, Carol K.; Ruff, Rowena McClinton; Scancarelli, Janine; Sheidley, Nathaniel J.; Uchihara, Hiroto; Witthoft, John. 1953, 1960-1961, 1972, 1976-1977, 1980-1981, 1984-1988, 1992-1999, 2012. Phillips Fund for Native American Research Collection. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:9213
  41. ONLINECherokee materials, American Philosophical Society Archives. Du Ponceau, Peter Stephen, 1760-1844; Meigs, Josiah, 1757-1822; Cushing, Frank Hamilton, 1857-1900; Mooney, James, 1861-1921; Butrick, D. S. (Daniel Sabin), 1789-1847. 1818-1899. Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:9119
  42. ONLINEPlaintext Wikipedia dump 2018. Rosa, Rudolf. 2018. Charles University, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Institute of Formal and Applied Linguistics (UFAL). oai:lindat.mff.cuni.cz:11234/1-2735

Other known names and dialect names: Eastern Cherokee, Elati, Kituhwa, Lower Cherokee, Middle Cherokee, Otali, Overhill Cherokee, Overhill-Middle Cherokee, Tsalagi, Tslagi, Upper Cherokee, Western Cherokee

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