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Preserving the Cherokee language, one word at a time.

Message from Wiggins Blackfox --Inoli

Tsula, Fox, from the Cherokee Primer 1845.  Blackfox is a different word, Inoli.

Tsali, meaning Charlie in the Cherokee language, is the most mispronounced word in the language.  Majority (90%) of people that claim to be Cherokee on the Qualla Boundary say Sa-li.  There is no such word pronounced this way.  The T is not silent

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