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Compact English-English-Oriya Dictionary
Compact English-English-Oriya Dictionary
by B. K. Tripathy
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This Compact English-English-Oriya dictionary is a bilingual dictionary developed especially for Oriya-speaking students and learners of English. It can also be used as a handy reference by general readers. The dictionary carries a large number of usage... (read more)

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Native Languages of the Southeastern United States (Studies in the Anthropology of North American Indians)
Native Languages of the Southeastern United States (Studies in the Anthropology of North American Indians)
by Heather K. Hardy
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Of the numerous Native languages and dialects spoken across this region a few centuries ago, only a handful remain today. Native Languages of the Southeastern United States presents a comprehensive survey and analysis of the southeastern Native languages... (read more)

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Odawa Language and Legends: Andrew J. Blackbird and Raymond Kiogima
Odawa Language and Legends: Andrew J. Blackbird and Raymond Kiogima
by Constance Cappel
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Andrew J. Blackbird and Raymond Kiogima share many similarities, even though they lived in different centuries. Both were Odawa, and they both cared about the customs and traditions of their people. Andrew J. Blackbird lived in Little Traverse, now... (read more)

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A Dakota-English Dictionary (Borealis Books)
A Dakota-English Dictionary (Borealis Books)
by Stephen Riggs
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Along with An English-Dakota Dictionary, this remains the most comprehensive and accurate lexicon available.... (read more)

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Mouton Grammar Library #41: A Grammar of Mapuche
Mouton Grammar Library #41: A Grammar of Mapuche
by C. J. M. A. Smeets
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Mapuche is the language of the Mapuche (or Araucanians), the indigenous inhabitants of central Chile. It is spoken by about 400,000 people in Chile and 40,000 in Argentina. The relationship with other Amerindian languages has not yet been established... (read more)

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Maya for Travelers and Students: A Guide to Language and Culture in Yucatan
Maya for Travelers and Students: A Guide to Language and Culture in Yucatan
by Gary Bevington
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The Yucatan Peninsula draws many North American and European travelers each year to view the ruins of the pre-Columbian Classical Maya civilization and the abundant native flora and fauna. For these travelers, as well as armchair travelers and students... (read more)

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The twins stories :participant coding in Yagua narrative
The twins stories :participant coding in Yagua narrative
by Thomas E. Payne
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This work is a quantitative discourse study of referential devices in Yagua, a relatively unstudied language of the Amazon basin. Of particular interest are folktales in which the major participants are matched pairs, and which involve extensive use of... (read more)

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Language, Power, and Social Process #23: A Grammar of Jamul Tiipay
Language, Power, and Social Process #23: A Grammar of Jamul Tiipay
by Amy Miller
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Today 28 members of the Jamul Band of Mission Indians live on their six-acre reservation about 20 miles east of downtown San Diego, with others living on other reservations or in nearby urban areas. Fewer than ten still speak the language, all of them... (read more)

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A Tohono O'Odham Grammar
A Tohono O'Odham Grammar
by Ofelia Zepeda
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This first pedagogical grammar of the Papago language features twenty chapters on grammatical constructions and five sample dialogs—plus abbreviations, symbols, summary of grammatical elements, and two glossaries. Classroom-tested for teaching... (read more)

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Language Relations Across Bering Strait: Reappraising the Archaeological and Linguistic Evidence (Management and Leadership in Education Series)
Language Relations Across Bering Strait: Reappraising the Archaeological and Linguistic Evidence (Management and Leadership in Education Series)
by Michael D. Fortescue
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In building up a scenario for the arrival on the shores of Alaska of speakers of languages related to Eskimo-Aleut with genetic roots deep within Sineria, this book touches upon a number of issues in contemporary historical linguistics and archaeology... (read more)

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Delaware Indian Language of 1824
Delaware Indian Language of 1824
by C. C. Trowbridge
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In 1823, a man named Charles C. Trowbridge went to Indiana Territory on an assignment from Governor Lewis Cass of the Michigan Territory. His mission was to obtain the answers to a list of questions pertaining to the Lenape or Delaware language. After... (read more)

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University of California Publications in Linguistics #132: Central Hill Nisenan Texts with Grammatical Sketch
University of California Publications in Linguistics #132: Central Hill Nisenan Texts with Grammatical Sketch
by Andrew Eatough
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Central Hill Nisenan was spoken in the hills northeast of Sacramento, California, but like many other California languages, it is no longer spoken. This monograph includes texts recorded by the late Richard Smith, a brief description of the language... (read more)

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How to Read Maya Hieroglyphs
How to Read Maya Hieroglyphs
by John Montgomery
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After a successful run in hardcover, this invaluable resource to the Maya language is now available in paperback. The spectacular writing system of the ancient Maya of Mesoamerica eluded modern-day decipherment for more than 200 years. This comprehensive... (read more)

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La Utz Awach?: Introduction to Kaqchikel Maya Language
La Utz Awach?: Introduction to Kaqchikel Maya Language
by R. Mckenna Brown
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This innovative language-learning guide is designed to help students, scholars, and professionals in many fields who work with Kaqchikel speakers, in both Guatemala and the United States, quickly develop basic communication skills. The book will... (read more)

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Language, Power, and Social Process #8: Language, Politics, and Social Interaction in an Inuit Community
Language, Power, and Social Process #8: Language, Politics, and Social Interaction in an Inuit Community
by Donna Patrick
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Since the early 1970s, the Inuit of Arctic Quebec have struggled to survive economically and culturally in a rapidly changing northern environment. The promotion and maintenance of Inuktitut, their native language, through language policy and Inuit... (read more)

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Speak Yavapai Right Now
Speak Yavapai Right Now
by Karen Ray
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Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation is located within Maricopa County about twenty-three miles northeast of Phoenix Arizona. The desert landscape is contrasted by the Verde River, which flows north to south through the reservation. Thirty miles east of Fort... (read more)

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Osage Grammar (Studies in the Anthropology of North American Indians)
Osage Grammar (Studies in the Anthropology of North American Indians)
by Carolyn Quintero
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When Europeans first made contact with the Osages, they lived in present-day Missouri, along the Osage River. After being forced onto a reservation, the Osages purchased land from the Cherokees in Indian Territory and resettled in northeastern Oklahoma... (read more)

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Klallam Dictionary
Klallam Dictionary
by Timothy Montler
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With the help of elders, educators, and tribal councils of the Klallam Tribes at Elwha, Port Gamble, and Jamestown, Washington, and Becher Bay on Vancouver Island, Timothy Montler has compiled a comprehensive dictionary of the Klallam language. It... (read more)

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A Dictionary of Creek/Muskogee: With Notes on the Florida and Oklahoma Seminole Dialects of Creek (Studies in the Anthropology of North American Indians)
A Dictionary of Creek/Muskogee: With Notes on the Florida and Oklahoma Seminole Dialects of Creek (Studies in the Anthropology of North American Indians)
by Jack B. Martin
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The result of over 10 years research, this work draws on the expertise of a linguist and a native Creek speaker to produce this modern dictionary of the Creek language of the southeastern United States. The dictionary contains over 7000 Creek-English... (read more)

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Hlingit Word Encyclopedia: The Origin of Copper
Hlingit Word Encyclopedia: The Origin of Copper
by Sally Anne Lambert
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The Hlingit Word Encyclopedia is a book for learning the Native American language, specifically Hlingit (Tlingit). By reading the myth about the origin of copper, and looking up words and word particles in the self-contained dictionary, learners can... (read more)

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