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Indian Sign Language
Indian Sign Language
by William Tomkins
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Learn to communicate without words with these authentic signs! Learn over 525 signs developed by the Sioux, Blackfoot, Cheyenne, Arapahoe, and other tribes. Written instructions and diagrams show you how to make the words and construct sentences. Book... (read more)

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American Indian Languages : Cultural and Social Contexts (97 Edition)
American Indian Languages : Cultural and Social Contexts (97 Edition)
by Shirley Silver
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This comprehensive survey of indigenous languages of the New World introduces students and general readers to the mosaic of American Indian languages and cultures and offers an approach to grasping their subtleties. Authors Silver and Miller demonstrate... (read more)

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The Indian Sign Language
The Indian Sign Language
by W P Clark
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In 1876 and 1877, Captain W. P. Clark commanded a detachment of Indian scouts—including Pawnees, Shoshones, Arapahoes, Cheyennes, Crows, and Sioux—who conversed in sign language. They made requests, relayed information, and told... (read more)

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Woods Cree Stories
Woods Cree Stories
by Solomon Ratt
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Humour is not only the best medicine; it is also an exceptionally useful teaching tool. So often, it is through humour that the big lessons in life are learned--about responsibility, honour, hard work, and respect. Cree people are known for their wit, so... (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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University of Regina Publications #13: Cree, Language of the Plains (Tapes/CD)
University of Regina Publications #13: Cree, Language of the Plains (Tapes/CD)
by Jean Okimasis
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 Eleven CDs are included in this CD pack meant to complement the Cree, Language of the Plains textbook.... (read more)

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Cherokee Reference Grammar
Cherokee Reference Grammar
by Brad Montgomery-anderson
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The Cherokees have the oldest and best-known Native American writing system in the United States. Invented by Sequoyah and made public in 1821, it was rapidly adopted, leading to nineteenth-century Cherokee literacy rates as high as 90 percent. This... (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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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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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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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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An Introduction to Classical Nahuatl
An Introduction to Classical Nahuatl
by Michel Launey
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Now available to an English-speaking audience, this book is a comprehensive grammar of classical Nahuatl, the literary language of the Aztecs. It offers students of Nahuatl a complete and clear treatment of the language's structure, grammar, and... (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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