Monday, October 19, 2015

Gregory D. Smithers's "The Cherokee Diaspora," the movie

Featured at My Book, The Movie: The Cherokee Diaspora: An Indigenous History of Migration, Resettlement, and Identity by Gregory D. Smithers.

The entry begins:
The Cherokee Diaspora is filled with incredible stories about people both known and unknown to historical writing. If a movie was to be made that was based on my book I’d suggest a film about Sequoyah, the inventor of the Cherokee syllabary and a man whose personal history embodied the ideals of Cherokee ingenuity, determination, and strength of spirit.

There’s only one actor who could play the lead role: Wes Studi. Studi’s a Cherokee actor and is brilliant in everything he appears in. In the recent...[read on]
Visit Gregory D. Smithers's website, and learn more about The Cherokee Diaspora at the Yale University Press website.

My Book, The Movie: The Cherokee Diaspora.

--Marshal Zeringue