Going to the Water: Cherokee Perspectives on Cherokee Culture

Language is so important. The language we choose to express ourselves in, the individual words we choose, and keeping traditional languages alive and living, moving with the cultures they are a part of. Part of why multilingual people are generally smart is because they’re using more of their brains. Another reason is that they’re more likely to be slightly more open-minded, because there are entire CONCEPTS, not just words, that exist in one language and don’t in another. Language encapsulates culture, heritage, ethnicity, and life.


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