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Beginning Dakota/Tokaheya Dakota Iapi Kin: 24 Language and Grammar Lessons with Glossaries
Beginning Dakota/Tokaheya Dakota Iapi Kin: 24 Language and Grammar Lessons with Glossaries
by Nicolette Knudson
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Members and descendants of the Sisseton Wahpeton Dakota Oyate, a division of the Great Sioux Nation, live east of the Missouri River, mostly in North and South Dakota, and speak the Dakota dialect. As the population of native speakers ages, younger... (read more)

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Dictionary of the Maya Language (98 Edition)
Dictionary of the Maya Language (98 Edition)
by Bricker
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The Maya language of Yucatan is known as Yucate by linguists, but its speakers refer to it as May. Dialiectical differences are minimal across the peninsula, and the more than 750,000 speakers of Maya can be understood wherever they go. Moreover, it is... (read more)

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An Outline Dictionary of Maya Glyphs
An Outline Dictionary of Maya Glyphs
by William Gates
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In this study of the hieroglyphs in 3 surviving Maya codices, the author has tabulated all character variants, worked out meanings, and has interrelated these meanings with Maya culture. Day, month, numerals, colors, face signs, quasi-facial forms... (read more)

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Taku Wadaka He?: What Do You See
Taku Wadaka He?: What Do You See
by Joanne Zacharias
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On the pages of this book you will find a number of images hidden inside a picture of a tipi. These images are all-important or sacred to the Dakota people. On facing pages each image is taken out of the tipi and set in its own atmosphere for all to... (read more)

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Blackfoot Grammar - Second Edition
Blackfoot Grammar - Second Edition
by Donald G. Frantz
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Thousands of people in Alberta and Montana speak Blackfoot, an Algonquian language. But the numbers are diminishing and the survival of Blackfoot is in some danger. To help preserve the language while it is still in daily use, Donald G. Frantz and Norma... (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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Mesoamerican Indian Languages
Mesoamerican Indian Languages
by Jorge A. Suarez
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At least a hundred indigenous Indian languages are known to have been spoken in Mesoamerica, the cultural area that includes most of Mexico and part of South America, but it is only in the past fifty years that many of them have been adequately described.... (read more)

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New Familiar Abenakis and English Dialogues
New Familiar Abenakis and English Dialogues
by Joseph Laurent
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The original edition of this important grammar of the Abenaki language was first published in 1884 by Joseph Laurent (Sozap Lol Kizitgw), chief of the Indian village of St. Francis, P.Q., Canada. Its full original title was "New familiar Abenakis and... (read more)

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University of California Publications in Linguistics #138: A Reference Grammar of Wappo:
University of California Publications in Linguistics #138: A Reference Grammar of Wappo:
by Sandra A. Thompson
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Wappo is an indigenous language, generally regarded as a language isolate, which was once spoken in the Russian River Valley, just north of San Francisco, California. This reference grammar is based on the speech of Laura Fish Somersal, its last fluent... (read more)

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Mexican Indigenous Languages of Dawn... (06 Edition)
Mexican Indigenous Languages of Dawn... (06 Edition)
by Hidalgo
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This book provides a valuable insight into the past and present situation of Mexican indigenous languages (MIL). It delves into the dynamics of power that emerged in the Mexican colony as a result of the presence of Spanish, today the dominant language... (read more)

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Western Apache-English Dictionary
Western Apache-English Dictionary
by Dorothy Bray
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Reference. This exhaustive bilingual dictionary is the culmination of years of collaboration between educators, linguistic scholars, and community members of the White Mountain Apache Tribe. Compiled with the goal of creating a living, working dictionary... (read more)

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Recitational Permutations of the Saunakiya Atharvaveda (Harvard Oriental Series)
Recitational Permutations of the Saunakiya Atharvaveda (Harvard Oriental Series)
by Madhay M. Deshpande
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This is a critical edition of the Kramapatha and Jatapatha forms of recitational permutations of several sections of the Saunakiya Atharvaveda available in six rare manuscripts found in Pune, India. Such recitational variations for the Atharvaveda are... (read more)

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Principles and methods in historical phonology :from Proto-Algonkian to Arapaho
Principles and methods in historical phonology :from Proto-Algonkian to Arapaho
by Marc Picard
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Picard's methodology has three stages: establishing the sound correspondences between a source language (such as Proto-Algonkian) and a target language (such as Arapaho); exploiting the concept of naturalness in phonological change to the fullest in... (read more)

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Witsuwit'en Grammar: Phonetics, Phonology, Morphology (First Nations Languages)
Witsuwit'en Grammar: Phonetics, Phonology, Morphology (First Nations Languages)
by Sharon Hargus
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Witsuwiten is an endangered First Nations language, spoken in western-central British Columbia. Witsuwit'en Grammer includes nformation about the sound system and word structure, revealing many unusual features not previously described in this level of... (read more)

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The Navajo Language: A Grammar and Colloquial Dictionary
The Navajo Language: A Grammar and Colloquial Dictionary
by Robert W. Young
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This definitive dictionary and linguistic resource by Robert Young is once again available.... (read more)

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Practical Grammar of the Central Alaskan Yup'ik Eskimo Language
Practical Grammar of the Central Alaskan Yup'ik Eskimo Language
by Steven A. Jacobson
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The native language of Eskimo people who live in the coastal and inland regions of the Lower Yukon, Kuskokwim, and Bristol Bay areas of Southwestern Alaska is presented in this grammar of Central Yup'ik. Written in a clear, concise, and readable style... (read more)

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Lonely Planet Quechua Phrasebook & Dictionary (Lonely Planet Phrasebook and Dictionary)
Lonely Planet Quechua Phrasebook & Dictionary (Lonely Planet Phrasebook and Dictionary)
by Lonely Planet Publications (cor)
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Ichishk-In Sinwit Yakama/Yakima Sahaptin Dictionary
Ichishk-In Sinwit Yakama/Yakima Sahaptin Dictionary
by Virginia Beavert
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Emerging from Out of the Margins: Essays on Haida Language, Culture, and History (Berkeley Insights in Linguistics and Semiotics)
Emerging from Out of the Margins: Essays on Haida Language, Culture, and History (Berkeley Insights in Linguistics and Semiotics)
by Frederick H. White
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Dakota Grammar: Memoirs of the National Academy of Sciences V23
Dakota Grammar: Memoirs of the National Academy of Sciences V23
by Franz Boas
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