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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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Origins of Predicates; Evidence from Plains Cree (Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics)
Origins of Predicates; Evidence from Plains Cree (Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics)
by Tomio Hirose
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This book offers a new perspective on natural language predicates by analyzing data from the Plains Cree language. Contrary to traditional understanding, Cree verbal complexes are syntactic constructs composed of morphemes as syntactic objects that are... (read more)

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Pastoral Quechua: The History of Christian Translation in Colonial Peru, 1550-1650 (History, Languages, and Cultures of the Spanish and Portuguese Worlds)
Pastoral Quechua: The History of Christian Translation in Colonial Peru, 1550-1650 (History, Languages, and Cultures of the Spanish and Portuguese Worlds)
by Alan Durston
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Pastoral Quechua explores the story of how the Spanish priests and missionaries of the Catholic church in post-conquest Peru systematically attempted to “incarnate” Christianity in Quechua, a large family of languages and dialects spoken by... (read more)

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Maya-English/English-Maya Dictionary and Phrasebook
Maya-English/English-Maya Dictionary and Phrasebook
by John Montgomery
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This dictionary and phrasebook offers a selection of the most common words and useful phrases in Yucatec Maya. 1,500 dictionary entries and 20 phrasebook chapters include phonetic pronunciation and translations for each word or phrase in English as well... (read more)

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The Amazonian Languages (Cambridge Language Surveys)
The Amazonian Languages (Cambridge Language Surveys)
by R. M. Dixon
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An overview of one of the richest and most complex linguistic regions in the world, the Amazon Basin.... (read more)

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American Indian Literature and Critical Studies #56: The Cherokee Syllabary: Writing the People's Perseverance
American Indian Literature and Critical Studies #56: The Cherokee Syllabary: Writing the People's Perseverance
by Ellen Cushman
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In 1821, Sequoyah, a Cherokee metalworker and inventor, introduced a writing system that he had been developing for more than a decade. His creation—the Cherokee syllabary—helped his people learn to read and write within five years and... (read more)

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Comparative Eskimo Dictionary: With Aleut Cognates - Second Edition
Comparative Eskimo Dictionary: With Aleut Cognates - Second Edition
by Michael D. Fortescue
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An updated and comprehensive reference to the Aleut-Eskimo languages spoken from the northeastern tip of Siberia all the way east to Greenland, this easy-to-use volume groups related words from the modern Eskimo languages in comparative sets with their... (read more)

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English-lakota Dictionary
English-lakota Dictionary
by Bruce Ingham
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This dictionary of 12,000 entries aims to preserve Indian culture and at all points illustrate the use of words in examples, especially syntactic words, whose usage cannot be captured purely by giving an English equivalent. It provides depth as regards... (read more)

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Teaching Oregon Native Languages
Teaching Oregon Native Languages
by Joan Gross
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In a world where over half of the remaining six thousand languages will most likely disappear by the end of the century, attention has finally begun to focus on the struggles of indigenous people to save their languages. Lack of knowledge concerning the... (read more)

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Little Black, a Pony
Little Black, a Pony
by Walter Farley
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For many years, The Black Stallion books by Walter Farley have been among the most popular books with young readers on the Navajo Nation. With this in mind, Salina Bookshelf, working in conjunction with the Black Stallion Literacy Project, offers a new... (read more)

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Sagard's Dictionary of Huron
Sagard's Dictionary of Huron
by Gabriel Sagard
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Recollect Brother Gabriel Sagard's 144-page French-Huron dictionary, first published in 1632, is one of the earliest dictionaries of any Native American language and is the foundation of French missionary studies in Iroquoian. This exhaustive new edition... (read more)

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Schmick's Mahican Dictionary
Schmick's Mahican Dictionary
by Joh Jac Schmick
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First printed in 1991, this volume is the first Mahican and English dictionary based on the Moravian variety or dialect. Mahican was an important language because the Native American tribe was in a dominant position in New England and New York in the... (read more)

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Basic Ojibwe with Other
Basic Ojibwe with Other
by Pimsleur
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This Basic program contains 5 hours of audio-only, effective language learning with real-life spoken practice sessions. HEAR IT, LEARN IT, SPEAK IT® What is the Pimsleur® difference? The Pimsleur Method provides the most effective language... (read more)

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A Dictionary of Creek/Muskogee (Studies in the Anthropology of North American Indians)
A Dictionary of Creek/Muskogee (Studies in the Anthropology of North American Indians)
by Jack B. Martin
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The result of more than ten years of research, A Dictionary of Creek/Muskogee draws on the expertise of a linguist and a native Creek speaker to yield the first modern dictionary of the Creek language of the southeastern United States. The dictionary... (read more)

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American Indian Languages: Cultural and Social Contexts
American Indian Languages: Cultural and Social Contexts
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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A Grammar of Comanche
A Grammar of Comanche
by Jean Ormsbee Charney
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This text briefly discusses those aspects of the Comanche, it will be of greatest interest to a reader who has little or no background in the Numic languages.... (read more)

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Bawaajimo: A Dialect of Dreams in Anishinaabe Language and Literature (American Indian Studies)
Bawaajimo: A Dialect of Dreams in Anishinaabe Language and Literature (American Indian Studies)
by Margaret Noodin.
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Margaret Noodin is Assistant Professor in the Department of English and the American Indian Studies program at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.... (read more)

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