Cherokee language resources – Language Links Database

Cherokee – (in Cherokee: ᏣᎳᎩ ᎦᏬᏂᎯᏍᏗ Tsalagi Gawonihisdi) is the Iroquoian language spoken by the Cherokee people. It is the only Southern Iroquoian language that remains spoken. Cherokee is a polysynthetic language and uses a unique syllabary writing system. 

More informationWikipedia

Native speakers: 10,400 (2010)

Native to: United States


Cherokee Grammar and Pronunciation



  • Culturev.com - lessons, grammar, dialogues, podcasts
  • Cherokee Lessons - language lessons and exercises
  • Powersource.com - Stories, Articles, Hymns and 6 Language Lessons
  • Angelfire.com - language lessons
  • Tsasuyed.blogspot.com - “Provides links to assist with learning and speaking the Cherokee language using the Dialect spoken in Big Cove on the Qualla Boundary in North Carolina.”
  • Thepeoplespaths.net - Cherokee Language Lessons: language study with emphasis on the Eastern dialect or the Giduwa dialect. Includes sound recordings. Offered by the Museum of the Cherokee Indian, Cherokee, North Carolina
  • Cherokee.org - online lessons and webinars


Cherokee Vocabulary



Cherokee Reading Materials




Cherokee Dictionaries




Cherokee Listening and Video Resources



TV / VIDEO / MOVIES



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