Cherokee Language


Cherokee Language Translation

The Cherokee Nation’s Translation Department provides Cherokee language translations for education, health, legal and other non-profit services.

The Translation Department develops and reviews Cherokee language curriculum and offers free translations to the public for educational, non-profit use. Translation requests must not violate Cherokee Nation policy.

Due to the large volume of requests, Cherokee Nation Translation does not accept unsolicited documents such as poetry, scripts, screenplays, and book manuscripts for translation.

The Cherokee Nation Translation Department is not available for the following requests:

  • Translations intended for tattoos
  • English names translated into Cherokee
  • Translations intended for commercial use
  • Culturally insensitive material

To submit a translation request, download and complete the request form below and email it to language@cherokee.org.


  • Translation Request Form
    Request form for requesting translations of terms and words to the Cherokee language.