Asides

The Sanctity of Cherokee: Audio Clip 2

It’s one of my favorite examples: I’m going to go get coffee is Kawi widatsinegisi. So, coffee is Kawi; widatsinegisi means “I’m going to go get a liquid object at a distant location.”

The Sanctity of Cherokee: Audio Clip 1

Siyo nigadagwu; Ben Frey dagwado’a yonega gv’di, ale Tuya Digvtsatlanvhi anoseho giduwagi gv’di. Hello, my name is Ben Frey as they say in English, or Tuya Digvtsatlanvhi is what they say in Cherokee.