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  • proper n. Inventor of the syllabary for writing the Cherokee language, also known as George Guess.

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  • Folks in Sequoyah County, Oklahoma are disturbed by an intense blasting sound and window-shaking tremors that apparently have been occurring at noon every day this week.

    Boing Boing

  • The U.S. Geological Survey has reported activity in Sequoyah County but does not believe it to be seismic.

    Boing Boing

  • [Link] Sequoyah is bound to win The Arquimedez Pozo Award — named for a utility infielder whose only claim to fame was his unique moniker.

    Even Better Than Arquimedez Pozo

  • The Cherokee nation is distinguished by having its own alphabet, invented by the great Sequoyah, which is used in the printing of its official newspaper.

    The Last of the Five Tribes

  • Some of the topics to be discussed include George Gist, also known as Sequoyah and the Cherokee alphabet, the first Indian newspaper and the live of the native Cherokee both before and after the arrival of the Europeans.

    The Times-Journal: News

  • The illiterate Cherokee known as Sequoyah watched in awe as white settlers made marks on paper, convinced that these "talking leaves" were the source of white power and success.

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  • A similar problem occurred in the region surrounding the Sequoyah Nuclear Plant in Soddy-Daisy, Tenn., which lost 36 of its 108 sirens.

    'Tornado Alley' reactor not fully twister-proof

  • A Wrinkle in Time was first published in 1962 and has since been awarded a Newbery Medal, the Sequoyah Book Award, and the Lewis Carroll Shelf Award.

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  • Ron Lockhart, the Sequoyah County Sheriff, said the department has checked with every mining company in the county but none have reported any blasting ....

    Boing Boing

  • Helios does, however, feature Sequoyah 1.0, for mobile development.

    Eclipse Helios technologies arrive on the release train

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