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searching for Indigenous languages of the Americas 58 found (765 total)

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Iñapari language (216 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article

Iñapari is a critically endangered indigenous South American language spoken by just four people in Perú along the Las Piedras river near the mouth of
Baure language (100 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Bauré is an endangered Arawakan language spoken by only 40 of the thousand Baure people of the Beni Department of northwest of Magdalena, Bolivia. Some
Cabiyari language (61 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Cabiyarí (Caviyari) is an Arawakan language spoken along the Cananarí River in the Vaupes Region of Colombia in north western South America. The name is
Kakwa language (664 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
compared to 5% in Spanish, the opposite situation of most indigenous languages of the Americas. Cacua uses a Latin alphabet. Ded pah jwiít jwĩ jwíih cãac
Kakwa language (664 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
compared to 5% in Spanish, the opposite situation of most indigenous languages of the Americas. Cacua uses a Latin alphabet. Ded pah jwiít jwĩ jwíih cãac
Paraujano language (559 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Paraujano is an Arawakan language spoken by the Paraujano, or Anu͂, people of Venezuela. The Paraujano live by Lake Maracaibo, Zulia State, in Northwest
Pawnee language (398 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Pawnee language is a Caddoan language spoken by some Pawnee Native Americans who now live in north-central Oklahoma. Their traditional historic lands
Pawnee language (398 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Pawnee language is a Caddoan language spoken by some Pawnee Native Americans who now live in north-central Oklahoma. Their traditional historic lands
Paraujano language (559 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Paraujano is an Arawakan language spoken by the Paraujano, or Anu͂, people of Venezuela. The Paraujano live by Lake Maracaibo, Zulia State, in Northwest
Patwin language (441 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Patwin (Patween) is a critically endangered Wintuan language of Northern California. As of 2003, there was "at least one first language speaker of Patwin
Southern Pomo language (706 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Southern Pomo is one of seven mutually unintelligible Pomoan languages which were formerly spoken by the Pomo people in Northern California along the Russian
Southern Pomo language (706 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Southern Pomo is one of seven mutually unintelligible Pomoan languages which were formerly spoken by the Pomo people in Northern California along the Russian
Fox language (948 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Fox (known by a variety of different names, including Mesquakie (Meskwaki), Mesquakie-Sauk, Mesquakie-Sauk-Kickapoo, Sauk-Fox, and Sac and Fox) is an Algonquian
Colorado River Numic language (630 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Colorado River Numic (also called Ute /ˈjuːt/, Southern Paiute /ˈpaɪjuːt/, Ute–Southern Paiute, or Ute-Chemehuevi /tʃɛmɪˈweɪvi/), of the Numic branch of
Tiipai language (436 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Tiipai (Tipay) is a Native American language spoken by a number of Kumeyaay (Kumiai) tribes in northern Baja California and southern San Diego County,
Huamelula language (104 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Huamelultec, also known as Huamelula Chontal, Lowland Oaxaca Chontal, and Chontal de la Costa de Oaxaca, is one of the Chontal languages of Oaxaca, Mexico
Jim Elliot (1,634 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Philip James Elliot (October 8, 1927 – January 8, 1956) was a Christian missionary, and was one of five killed during Operation Auca, an attempt to evangelize
Tehuelche language (496 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Tehuelche (Aoniken, Inaquen, Gunua-Kena, Gununa-Kena) is one of the Chonan languages of Patagonia. Its speakers were nomadic hunters who occupied territory
Arikara language (1,014 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Arikara is a Caddoan language spoken by the Arikara Native Americans who reside primarily at Fort Berthold Reservation in North Dakota. Arikara is close
Iquito language (690 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Iquito (pronounced [iˈkitu]) is a highly endangered Zaparoan language of Peru. Iquito is one of three surviving Zaparoan languages; the other two being
Cavineña language (797 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Cavineña is an indigenous language spoken on the Amazonian plains of northern Bolivia by over 1,000 Cavineño people. Although Cavineña is still spoken
Arabela language (832 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Arabela is a nearly extinct indigenous American language of the Zaparoan family spoken in two Peruvian villages in tropical forest along the Napo tributary
Uru language (373 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Uru language, more specifically known as Iru-Itu, and Uchumataqu, is an extinct language formerly spoken by the Uru people. In 2004, it had 2 remaining
Terrence Kaufman (724 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Terrence Kaufman (born 1937) is an American linguist specializing in documentation of unwritten languages, lexicography, Mesoamerican historical linguistics
Osage language (1,830 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Osage (/ˈoʊseɪdʒ, oʊˈseɪdʒ/; Osage: 𐓏𐓘𐓻𐓘𐓻𐓟 𐒻𐓟 Wazhazhe ie) is a Siouan language spoken by the Osage people of Oklahoma. Osage has an inventory
Assiniboine language (1,751 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Assiniboine language (also known as Assiniboin, Hohe, or Nakota, Nakoda, Nakon or Nakona, or Stoney) is a Nakotan Siouan language of the Northern Plains
Highland Oaxaca Chontal (924 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Highland Oaxaca Chontal, or Chontal de la Sierra de Oaxaca, is one of the Chontal languages of Oaxaca. It is sometimes called Tequistlatec, but is not
Shawnee language (2,557 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Shawnee language is a Central Algonquian language spoken in parts of central and northeastern Oklahoma by the Shawnee people. It was originally spoken
Western Tlacolula Valley Zapotec (1,973 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
determiners (PDF), Fieldwork and Linguistic Analysis in Indigenous Languages of the Americas, May 2010 Donna Fenton, "Multiple functions, multiple techniques:
Rachel Saint (923 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Rachel Saint (January 2, 1914 – November 11, 1994) was an evangelical Christian missionary from the United States who worked in Ecuador. Rachel Saint was
Tejalapan Zapotec (75 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Tejalapan Zapotec (Zapoteco de Tejalápam) is a nearly extinct Zapotecan language of the Mexican state of Oaxaca (San Felipe Tejalapam). It may be closest
Inuttitut (655 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Inuttitut, or Inuttut is a Canadian dialect of Inuktitut. It is spoken across northern Labrador by Inuit people, whose traditional lands are known as Nunatsiavut
Hidatsa language (2,105 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hidatsa /hɪˈdɑːtsə/ is an endangered Siouan language that is related to the Crow language. It is spoken by the Hidatsa tribe, primarily in North Dakota
Daniel Garrison Brinton (861 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Daniel Garrison Brinton (May 13, 1837 – July 31, 1899) was an American surgeon, historian, archaeologist and ethnologist. Brinton was born in Thornbury
San Bartolo Yautepec Zapotec (89 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
San Bartolo Yautepec Zapotec is an Oto-Manguean language of western Oaxaca, Mexico. It is a divergent Zapotec language, 10% intelligible with Tlacolulita
Wintu language (2,368 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Wintu /wɪnˈtuː/ is an extinct Wintuan language which was spoken by the Wintu people of Northern California. It was the northernmost member of the Wintun
Salish-Spokane-Kalispel language (1,973 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Salish or Séliš language /ˈseɪlɪʃ/, also known as Kalispel–Pend d'oreille, Kalispel–Spokane–Flathead, or, to distinguish it from the Salish language
Itzaʼ language (1,555 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Itzaʼ (also known as Itza or Itzaj) is a critically endangered Mayan language spoken by the Itza people near Lake Peten Itza in north-central Guatemala
Stanley Rother (1,743 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Stanley Francis Rother (March 27, 1935 – July 28, 1981) was an American Roman Catholic priest from Oklahoma who was murdered in Guatemala. Ordained as
Kiliwa language (1,624 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Kiliwa, alternate Names: Kiliwi, Ko’lew or Quiligua (in Kiliwa: Koléew Ñaja') is a Yuman language spoken in Baja California, in the far northwest of Mexico
Tariana language (2,659 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Tariana (also Tariano) is an endangered Maipurean (also known as Arawak) language spoken along the Vaupés River in Amazonas, Brazil by approximately 100
John Eliot (missionary) (2,349 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
John Eliot (c. 1604—21 May 1690) was a Puritan missionary to the American Indians who some called "the apostle to the Indians" and the founder of Roxbury
Kiowa language (2,405 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Kiowa /ˈkaɪ.oʊ.ə/ or Cáuijògà/Cáuijò:gyà (″language of the Cáuigù (Kiowa)″) is a Tanoan language spoken by the Kiowa Tribe of Oklahoma in primarily Caddo
Kenneth Lee Pike (1,241 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Kenneth Lee Pike (June 9, 1912 – December 31, 2000) was an American linguist and anthropologist. He was the originator of the theory of tagmemics, the
Malecite-Passamaquoddy language (3,367 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Malecite–Passamaquoddy (also known as Maliseet–Passamaquoddy) is an endangered Algonquian language spoken by the Maliseet and Passamaquoddy peoples along
Allen Wright (947 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Allen Wright (November 1826 – December 2, 1885) was Principal chief of the Choctaw Republic from late 1866 to 1870. He also became a Presbyterian minister
Doris Bartholomew (379 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Doris Aileen Bartholomew (born 1930) is an American linguist whose published research specialises in the lexicography, historical and descriptive linguistics
Innocent of Alaska (1,766 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Saint Innocent of Alaska (August 26, 1797 – March 31, 1879, O.S.), also known as Saint Innocent Metropolitan of Moscow (Russian: Святитель Иннокентий Митрополит
John Sassamon (1,189 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
John Sassamon, also known as Wussausmon (c. 1620–1675), was a Massachusett man who lived in New England during the early colonial era. He became a Christian
Abenaki language (3,327 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Abenaki, or Abnaki, is an endangered Algonquian language of Quebec and the northern states of New England. The language has Eastern and Western forms which
Stephen Return Riggs (278 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Stephen Return Riggs (March 23, 1812 – August 24, 1883) was a Christian missionary and linguist who lived and worked among the Dakota people. Riggs was
Harald Hammarström (208 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Harald Hammarström (born 1977 in Västerås, Sweden) is a Swedish linguist. He is currently an Associate Senior Lecturer at Uppsala University. Hammarström
Southern Sierra Miwok (3,844 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Southern Sierra Miwok (also known as Meewoc, Mewoc, Me-Wuk, Miwoc, Miwokan, Mokélumne, Moquelumnan, San Raphael, Talatui, Talutui, and Yosemite) is a Utian
Arapaho language (4,438 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Arapaho (Arapahoe) language (Hinónoʼeitíít) is one of the Plains Algonquian languages, closely related to Gros Ventre and other Arapahoan languages
Henry Budd (1,062 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Henry Budd (circa 1812 – April 2, 1875), the first Native American ordained an Anglican priest, spent his career ministering to First Nations people. Born
Cockenoe (371 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Cockenoe (also known as Cockeno, Cockenow, Chachaneu, Cheekanoo, Cockenoe, Chickino, Chekkonnow, Cockoo) (born before 1630 and died after 1687) was an
Merritt Ruhlen (3,251 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Merritt Ruhlen (/ˈmɛrɪt ˈruːlən/; born 1944) is an American linguist who has worked on the classification of languages and what this reveals about the
Robert McDonald (missionary) (754 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Robert McDonald (November 7, 1829 – August 20, 1913) was an Anglican missionary among First Nation peoples in Canada, particularly in the northwest Arctic