Man Credited With Writing Cherokee Dictionary To Be Laid To Rest

Tuesday, August 25th 2020, 7:51 am
By: News On 6

TAHLEQUAH, Oklahoma -

A man the Cherokee Nation calls the "most influential Linguist since Sequoyah," will be laid to rest on Tuesday.

Dr. Durbin Feeling passed away last week at the age of 74. He is remembered for his work to preserve the Cherokee language, including writing the first Cherokee dictionary.

His funeral will start at 10 a.m. in Tahlequah.