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Where Tribe and Town Define Each Other

At many corners, vehicles are commanded to ᎠᎴᏫᏍᏙᏗ before they proceed into traffic. Along downtown avenues, signs stating Ꮭ ᎠᏗ ᏱᎩ mean drivers have to find other places to park. Street names and directions also appear in the Cherokee syllabary completed by Sequoyah in 1821. This is the heart of ᏣᎳᎩ. Tahlequah – the capital of the Cherokee Nation and the...

How to Say I Love You in 16 Languages

In honor of Valentine’s Day, Oklahoma Magazine found multilingual Oklahomans to say ‘I love you’ in their native languages. These include Russian, Arabic, Greek, English, American Sign Language, Hindi, French, Mvskoke, German, Mandarin, Spanish, Dutch, Farsi, Cherokee, Japanese and Turkish. A special thanks to the groups who helped make the video happen: the Tulsa Global Alliance, the Tulsa Speech and...