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Navajo/English Dictionary of Verbs
Navajo/English Dictionary of Verbs
by Alyse Neundorf
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Navajo/English Dictionary of Verbs lists 350 Navajo verbs in paradigm form, conjugated for the Imperfective, Perfective, and Future modes.... (read more)

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Kawaiisu: A Grammar and Dictionary with Texts
Kawaiisu: A Grammar and Dictionary with Texts
by Maurice L. Zigmond
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Pamela Munro is Professor of Linguistics at the University of California at Los Angeles.... (read more)

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A Carib Grammar and Dictionary
A Carib Grammar and Dictionary
by Henk Courtz
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The Carib language, sometimes called Galibi or True Carib, is spoken by some 7,000 people living in Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, French Guyana, and Brazil. This resource contains a detailed description of Carib grammar and the most extensive inventory of... (read more)

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Choctaw Language and Culture : Chahta Anumpa (01 Edition)
Choctaw Language and Culture : Chahta Anumpa (01 Edition)
by Marcia Haag
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Choctaw Language and Culture combines a beginning language and grammar text with a selection of essays on Choctaw history, language, and culture from prehistoric times to the present. In part one of the book, "Chahta Anumpa," Marcia Haag, a linguist... (read more)

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Beginning Cherokee 2ND Edition
Beginning Cherokee 2ND Edition
by Ruth Bradley Holmes
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This book, the first of its kind, teaches the rudiments of Cherokee, which is the native tongue of about 20,000 Americans, although most of those who speak it use it only as a second language. Cherokee has had several recognized dialects in the past. The... (read more)

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Keyahgi Haljjii
Keyahgi Haljjii
by Brian Wildsmith
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Navajo Language Edition of Brian Wildsmith's Farm... (read more)

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New Familiar Abenakis and English Dialogues
New Familiar Abenakis and English Dialogues
by Jos Laurent
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This 1884 text, a one-of-a-kind dictionary of the Abenakis language, provides English translations of both words and phrases, as well as an etymology of certain place names and a pronunciation key.... (read more)

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A Dictionary of the Maya Language: As Spoken in Hocaba, Yucatan
A Dictionary of the Maya Language: As Spoken in Hocaba, Yucatan
by Victoria R. 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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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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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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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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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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Lakota Dictionary New Comprehensive Edition
Lakota Dictionary New Comprehensive Edition
by Eugene Buechel
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The most complete and up-to-date dictionary of Lakota available, this new edition of Eugene Buechel's classic dictionary contains over thirty thousand entries and will serve as an essential resource for everyone interested in preserving, speaking... (read more)

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Contributions to the Sociology of Language [Csl] #91: Mexican Indigenous Languages at the Dawn of the Twenty-First Century
Contributions to the Sociology of Language [Csl] #91: Mexican Indigenous Languages at the Dawn of the Twenty-First Century
by Margarita G. 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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Theoretical Aspects of Kashaya Phonology and Morphology (Dissertations in Linguistics)
Theoretical Aspects of Kashaya Phonology and Morphology (Dissertations in Linguistics)
by Eugene Buckley
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This study discusses a wide range of phonological and morphological phenomena in Kashaya, a Pomoan language of northern California, and considers their implications for current theories of generative grammar. The volume raises issues in feature theory... (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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