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Mon Jan 10 2011

Media: Apple's Initiative to Preserve Cherokee Language

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        1.     Paul Chapin , Cherokee-Apple Initiative to Preserve Language

Message 1: Cherokee-Apple Initiative to Preserve Language
Date: 03-Jan-2011
From: Paul Chapin <pgchapingmail.com>
Subject: Cherokee-Apple Initiative to Preserve Language
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Apple Computer and the Cherokee Nation have been working together to
develop software to support written Cherokee on iPhones, iPods, and iPads.
The aim of this initiative is to make it more attractive to Cherokee
children to use the language.

Please read the full story at:

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20101223/ap_on_hi_te/us_iphone_cherokee_language

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