Myrtle Driver Johnson

  • myrtle driver johnson
    born (1944-05-21) may 21, 1944 (age 75)
    known forcherokee language translation and revitalization

    myrtle driver johnson (born may 21, 1944)[1] is an enrolled member of the eastern band of cherokee indians (ebci) and a native cherokee language[a] speaker.[3] as of july 2019 she was one of only 211 remaining cherokee speakers in the ebci.[4] in 2007 she was given the title of beloved woman[1] by her tribe for her work translating into the endangered cherokee language.

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Myrtle Driver Johnson
Born (1944-05-21) May 21, 1944 (age 75)
Known forCherokee language translation and revitalization

Myrtle Driver Johnson (born May 21, 1944)[1] is an enrolled member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) and a native Cherokee language[a] speaker.[3] As of July 2019 she was one of only 211 remaining Cherokee speakers in the EBCI.[4] In 2007 she was given the title of Beloved Woman[1] by her tribe for her work translating into the endangered Cherokee language.

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