Star Turtle (Noquisi Dagsi ᏃᏈᏏ ᏓᎩᏏ)

Project summary

Z Puppets Rosenschnoz of Minneapolis will collaborate with Cherokee language educators in Oklahoma to develop and produce Noquisi Dagsi (ᏃᏈᏏ ᏓᎦᏏ) Star Turtle, a family-friendly web series engaging audiences in Cherokee language at a critical time for endangered Indigenous languages. 

Star Turtle will follow the time-traveling adventures of Turtle and Wabbit on a quest to save Grandmother Turtle. Each episode will integrate Cherokee language, history and culture into imagining a vibrant Cherokee future.

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Geographic Region: 
  • North America
  • Midwest
  • Minnesota