ᏣᎳᎩ ᎦᏬᏂᎯᏍᏗ

Cherokee Language

ᎢᏤ ᎠᎦᏙᎲᏒᎩ ᏗᏁᏢᏔᏅᎩ

Technology Localization

Cherokee Nation has worked with Microsoft, Google and Facebook to ensure their respective products provide the opportunity for a Cherokee experience while using these services. Below are instructions on how to change a device's language settings to Cherokee, along with screenshots to help navigate the Cherokee interface.

Gmail:

In 2012, Cherokee Nation finished translating Google’s Gmail and it became the first email service to be translated into a Native American language. Below are instructions and a screenshot of a new message with the translated terms.

Windows 8 & 10:

In 2012, Cherokee Nation finished localization of Windows 8 and it became the first computer operating system in a Native American language. The partnership with Microsoft continued as Windows 8 updated to Windows 10, and localization work also branched to Office Online and OneDrive.

To see a comparison of English and Cherokee user interface versions of Windows 8, download the Windows 8 Screenshots PDF in the downloads section below.

For instructions on changing the Windows 10 user interface to Cherokee, download the Windows 10 Tutorial PDF in the downloads section below.

OneDrive:

Instructions for changing OneDrive and Office Online interfaces to Cherokee are available in the downloads section below.

Downloads