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Cherokee Language Master Apprentice Program accepting applications

 

Last updated 7/16/2018 at 3:38pm

Will Chavez/Cherokee Phoenix

(L to R) Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker and 2017 Cherokee Language Master Apprentice Program graduates Ronnie Duncan, Lisa O'Field, Larry Carney and Tony Owens.

TAHLEQUAH, Okla.-The Cherokee Language Master Apprentice Program is now accepting applications. The two-year language program is centered on a group language immersion experience and only accepts a limited number of applications each year.

"Our language is a part of what makes us who we are as Cherokees, and this program is the foundation of how we will continue to preserve and promote our language," Cherokee Nation Secretary of State Chuck Hoskin Jr. said. "This program gives individuals the opportunity to be immersed in our language and our culture, and through the hard work of the men an...



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