Vocabulary

ᏗᎧᎸᎬ - the East
ᎠᏁᎯ - they live there
ᎠᏂᏣᎳᎩ - the Cherokees
ᎠᏅᏗᎭ - they are saying it
ᎢᏤᎢᏳᏍᏗ - green
ᏃᏊ - now
ᎤᏂᎭ - they have it (see: ᎤᎭ)
ᎨᏐᎵᏂ - gasoline
ᎠᏟᏍᏗᎢ - he is pouring liquid into a container
ᎨᏐᎵᏂ ᎠᏟᏍᏗᎢ - gas pumps
ᏧᏂᎧᎵᏍᏗ - they - to fill it (ᎧᎵ - full)
ᎤᏃᏢᏒ - they got full (ᎪᏢᏍᎦ - he is getting full)
ᏧᏂᎧᎵᏍᏙᏗ - it fills them
ᎤᏃᏢᏒ ᏧᏂᎧᎵᏍᏙᏗ - filling station
ᎠᏰᏟ - nation, national, central, center
ᏧᎾᏦᏙᏗ - buses (ᎤᎾᏦᏙᏗ - bus)
ᎣᏍᏓ ᏱᏗᏅᏁᎯ - repair, fix
ᎾᏍᏊ - also
ᎠᎴ ᎾᏍᏊ - as well as
ᏣᎳᎩ ᎠᏂᏧᏣ ᎤᎾᏓᏡᎬ - Cherokee Boys Club
ᏅᏓᏳᎶᏒᎢ - it came from

ᏗᎧᎸᎬ ᎠᏁᎯ ᎠᏂᏣᎳᎩ ᎠᏅᏗᎭ ᎢᏤᎢᏳᏍᏗ Bio Diesel

ᏣᎳᎩ, NC ᏣᎳᎩ ᏃᏊ bio diesel ᎤᏂᎭ ᎨᏐᎵᏂ ᎠᏟᏍᏗᎢ ᏧᏂᎧᎵᏍᏗ ᎤᏃᏢᏒ ᏧᏂᎧᎵᏍᏙᏗ ᎠᏰᏟ ᏧᎾᏦᏙᏗ ᎠᎴ ᎣᏍᏓ ᏱᏗᏅᏁᎯ ᏧᎾᏦᏙᏗ ᎠᎴ ᎾᏍᏊ ᏗᏂᏲᏟ ᎤᎾᏦᏙᏗ ᏣᎳᎩ ᎠᏂᏧᏣ ᎤᎾᏓᏡᎬ ᏅᏓᏳᎶᏒᎢ.


Eastern Band Goes Green With Bio Diesel

CHEROKEE, NC: Cherokee now has a bio diesel gas pump at its filling station to fuel up tribal transit and maintenance vehicles as well as buses from the Cherokee Boys Club.

Story Transcribed from "The Cherokee Phoenix"