RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 54082172 LA English and Cherokee. T1 Sequoyah : the Cherokee man who gave his people writing A1 Rumford, James,, PB Houghton Mifflin Co. PP Boston YR 2004 SN 0618369473 9780618369478 AB While walking through a forest of sequoias, a father tells his family the story of the tree's namesake. Sequoyah was a Cherokee man who invented a system of writing for his people. His neighbors feared the symbols he wrote and burned down his home. All of his work was lost, but, still determined, he tried another approach. The Cherokee people finally accepted the written language after Sequoyah taught his six-year-old daughter to read.