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Cherokee - any good courses out there?
Thread poster: Yngve Roennike

Yngve Roennike  Identity Verified
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May 15, 2007

Any good courses out there, e.g., CD-based, with a hefty dose of the spoken language, not someone constantly babbling on in English, as was often the case with the Teach Yourself books/tapes?

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Eugenia Chavez
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Audio Courses May 16, 2007

Hi,

There are some good online courses you could log into http://www.primeaudiobooks.com?aid=101622 and check them out. There are a variety of language courses form spanish, mandarin, russian, portuguese, german, english, among others.

Hope it works for you.


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jmadsen  Identity Verified
Local time: 21:24
Useful link May 16, 2007

O si yo ("hello" in Cherokee)

Here are a link that may be useful:

http://www.hanksville.org/NAresources/indices/NAlanguage.html

Scroll down to "Cherokee" (about a third down the page).
There are both online resources and info on books/cassettes etc.

BR Jørgen


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Erik Hansson  Identity Verified
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Link collection May 16, 2007

Hej Yngve,

You can always have a look at this link collection:

http://www.native-languages.org/cherokee.htm#language

Regards
Erik


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Yngve Roennike  Identity Verified
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Mighty Sequoia! May 16, 2007

Okay, many thanks. I'll look into this, when I have a moment's time (am straddling German and Finnish translations at the moment).

I actually live on a street called Sequoia lane.

Heard the following on a local radio show:
Cherokee Choir & Cherokee National Youth Choir Orphan Child Smithsonian Folkways SFWCD 40480, wihch got me interested.

A soft-spoken language, in this regard not wholly unlike Danish, IMO.


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Patricia Rosas  Identity Verified
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may have an answer on Friday ... May 16, 2007

Funny you should ask! I am working with a professor of Indian studies who is a Cherokee, and very active in tribal life. When we talk on Friday morning, I'll ask him if he can recommend something for you...

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Yngve Roennike  Identity Verified
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Streaming audio, where to find? Jul 5, 2007

I had someone contact me from the Cherokee nation in OKlahoma saying that the "address of the nation," which was in streaming audio was as I suspected a dead link. In fact all Cherokee audio links turn up dead. Have you or anyone else come across a live link where you can listen to spoken Cherokee.

Tia,
YR


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