"Tribal officials first contacted Apple about getting Cherokee on the iPhone three years ago, and after many discussions the company released the app this fall. Computers at the immersion school already allow students to type using Cherokee characters, first developed by a blacksmith named Sequoyah who converted Cherokee into its own unique written form in 1821, according to the AP."
"The title he chose added yet another unorthodox layer in the form of political content. In 1925 the African-American philosopher Alain Locke, a shaper of the Harlem Renaissance, told black artists to advance themselves by adopting modernist forms that would move them beyond racial stereotypes. Mr. Bradford’s art takes Locke’s idea and flips it around by creating modernist abstraction from everyday materials of black culture."