Samuel Worcester

Most Influential Person

Christian missionary to Cherokee, civil rights advocate 1798-1859

Why Is Samuel Worcester Influential?

According to Wikipedia, Samuel Austin Worcester , was an American missionary to the Cherokee, translator of the Bible, printer, and defender of the Cherokee sovereignty. He collaborated with Elias Boudinot in Georgia to establish the Cherokee Phoenix, the first Native American newspaper, which was printed in both English and the Cherokee syllabary. The Cherokee gave Worcester the honorary name A-tse-nu-sti, which translates to "messenger" in English.

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