Native Village Language Library
"Best Language Website on the Internet" (American Indian Review Magazine)



 

Cherokee Syllabury

"...I heard a wise woman talk at a conference. She spoke of being removed from her culture, unplugged from it, disconnected and set aside like an old toaster. But she was always a toaster and the day came when someone plugged her back in and the electricity flowed. She became functional again - and the tool of her reawakening was her language."
Richard Wagamese. Ojibway

 

 **The Language Nest Online Toolkit
 Collection of resources for language nest programs in First Nations' communities
http://www.fpcc.ca/

*Where on earth Do They Speak that language?
 
Just click on each language to be shown where in the world it is spoken! over 6500 languages listed!
http://www.verbix.com

UCLA Language Materials
Teaching Resources for less commonly used languages. Includes several Native languages
http://www.lmp.ucla.edu/

Cherokee syllabary Braille code
http://www.cbtbc.org/cherokee/

Ojibwe.net
A website that seeks to preserve Anishinaabemowin, an endangered Native American language
http://ojibwe.net/

**Native Skywatchers: Makoce Wicanhpi Wowapi
A D(L)akota Star Map with lakota vocabulary, audio, curriculum resources, and more.
http://web.stcloudstate.edu/


Lexiconography 1 Video
Short poem written by Heid E. Erdrich  and translated into Anishinaabemowin by Margaret Noodin
http://heiderdrich.com/

Advocates for Indigenous California Language Survival
Fosters the restoration  and revival of indigenous California languages
http://www.aicls.org/

**Say what?
11 untranslatable words from other culture
http://www.mnn.com/

Chickasaw Language App
Practice your skills!
http://www.chickasaw.net/

**Kiowa Flag Song - History and Words
Kiowa elder, Evans Ray Satepauhoodle, tells the history of the Kiowa Flag Song in Kiowa and English,
https://www.youtube.com/

**Santa Fe Indian School Students: Identity Through Verse
Members of the Spoken Word Club at the Santa Fe Indian School articulate identities both modern and traditional.
http://wbgu.pbslearningmedia.org/

**Miami Language Phone App
Learn Myaamia on your iPhone!
https://itunes.apple.com

**Ojibwe People's Dictionary
A searchable, talking Ojibwe-English dictionary that features the voices of Ojibwe speakers
http://ojibwe.lib.umn.edu/

**Best Conversation Ever
Who says infants don't have their own language? Amazing!
https://www.facebook.com/

**Help Me Tell My Story
For Native youth, a new, holistic approach to assessment that measures oral language development for Pre-K and K children
http://holisticassessment.gov.sk.ca

**Watch Your Mouth
Some words are actually derogatory remarks or references about Native Americans
www.reconnectingthecircle.com/

**SBS Census Explorer
Interactively explore the languages of Australia's Indigenous Peoples
http://www.sbs.com.au/

*New England Algonquian Indian Words
From the Massachusetts Revival language Program
http://www.bigorrin.org/

Native American Language Immersion
Innovative native education for children and families
http://www.aihec.org/r

**Myaamia Phrase Book
http://www.myaamiaproject.com/

Sauk Language Dictionary
http://talksauk.com/

Potawatomi Dictionary
www.kansasheritage.org/

**Global Voices
Calling attention to conversations emerging from citizen media around the world.
http://globalvoicesonline.org/

**Noongwa e-Anishinaabemjig  Flashcards
From the U. OF Michigan's Ojibwe language program.
www.flashcardexchange.com/

The Ojibwe Peoples Dictionary
Preserving the sounds and context of the indigenous Ojibwe language

http://ojibwe.lib.umn.edu/

**Enduring Voices Talking Dictionaries
Listen to words, phrases and the beautiful sounds of extinct or dying languages.
http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/

**Lenape Counting 1 - 10
A video for the young ones.
http://www.youtube.com

Ongwehonweh Learning Center
Preserves and nurtures the Indigenous/Iroquoian languages and songs
www.ongwehonwehlearningcenter.org

**Native Language Audio Postcards
Send an e-postcard spoken in a Native language!
http://www.ourmothertongues.org/

**What's in an American Name?

Native American words define our country. Check out the interact map.
http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/

*Interactive Atlas of the World's Languages in Danger
Interactive map from the United Nations
http://www.unesco.org//

**Lakota Berenstain Bears Trailer
View the cartoon trailer dubbed into the Lakota language
http://www.facebook.com

**Lost Language of the Bo
CNN Video of the last living Andaman speaker sharing her traditional language before she died.
http://www.cnn.com/video/

*Athabascan Word of the Week
Learn the Athabascan vocabularies in this weekly series of news articles.
http://newsminer.com/

**Anishinaabe Language Project:
    Ojibwe language learning computer game
http://www.ojibwe-language.com/


**Thirty Year Tradition of Speaking from Our Heart
Writings and personal reflections about the thirty years of commitment to Indigenous language education
http://www.u.arizona.edu/

*Making Science Relevant in Myaamia
Video: Education using Earth-Sky words and stories
From the 2008 Myaammiaki Conference
www.myaamiaproject.org/

On the Brink
America's first languages and what we need to do to save them.
http://www.culturalsurvival.org/

Sauk Myeh (Demo)
Sauk language video pilot for series targeted toward pre-K language learning environment.
www.youtube.com/**LanguageGeek Fonts
Fonts for many aboriginal languages,
http://www.languagegeek.com/

Indigenous Bilingual Education Mother Tongue Education

www.nabe.org/

**The Language of Native American Baskets
From the NMAI/Smithsonian
http://www.americanindian.si.edu/

**NIEA Kids
Language activities for youth from the National Indian Education Association
www.niea.org/sa/uploads/researchtopics/14.39.KidsPages.pdf

** A Potawatomi Word a Day
Read, listen, learn
http://feeds.feedburner.com/

** Down to a Whisper
An Amazing Award-Winning website about Wisconsin's Native languages
http://www.madison.com/

Iquito (Peru) Language Story
Most Iquito speakers died of malaria in the 1990s. Less than 26 elders remain alive. Listen to story of a man who imitates the call of a frog/
http://thirteen.vo.llnwd.net/

Endangered languages across Latin America
Audio samples courtesy of the Archive of the Indigenous Languages of Latin America . http://www.ailla.utexas.org/

Achuar (Amazon Rainforest) Ceremonial Visiting Conversation.
Listen to a conversation in Achuar, a potentially endangered language spoken by a few thousand people. http://thirteen.vo.llnwd.net/

**The Wisdom of words
Teaches oral language development, comprehension, and vocabulary skills for Native American Children. Free online workshop.
/www.t2tweb.us/
**Geoglyphs of the SW Desert
Some believe these drawings may have been messages to the gods or ancestors.
http://ronkilber.tripod.com/

**J. P. Harrington Database Project
Providing access to information on American Indian languages researched by J. P. Harrington.
http://nas.ucdavis.edu/

*Secret of the Maya Glyphs
Join the kids on a virtual trip through the Maya temple.
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/

*Leaves, The Moon, The Stars
Write words with visual and animated alphabets
http://www.katemcquillen.com/

Cherokee Spokespeople
Bicycle messengers across the world are displaying the Cherokee language.
http://www.ahalenia.com/cherokee/index.html

ACORNS software
Supports tribal language revitalization programs
http://cs.sou.edu/~harveyd

Investigation of Muskogee Creek Indian Counting Words
http://www.ethnomath.org
* Image Writing used by the First Nations of North America
An analysis of image writing used in pre-Columbian times by the First Nations of North America. Intellectual and amazing
http://originofwriting.com/

Oneida Language Revitalization Project
Carrying on the language of Oneida ancestors to the present and future generations.
http://language.oneidanation.org/

**The Mingo Alphabet
http://www.speech.cs.cmu.edu

Mescalero/Chiricahua-English pdf
www.learningforpeople.us/

English-Mescalero/Chiricahua pdf
www.learningforpeople.us/

**Indian Language Toys for Native American Kids
Many tribes are using NDN Linguist toy to expose tribal youth to their native language at an early age.
http://www.ndntv.com

Oneida Teaching Grammar
Describes the basic sound, word, and sentence structures of Oneida.
www.uwgb.edu/

Technology keeps indigenous languages alive
Listen to an online radio program about indigenous language education during the landmark “Sharing our Knowledge” Clan Conference in Alaska.
http://krbd.org/

A Reference Grammar Of Wappo
http://repositories.cdlib.org/

UNESCO Messenger: Language Matters
Devoted to UNESCO’s Endangered Languages Programme, one of the main activities of the Intangible Heritage Section.
http://unesdoc.unesco.org/

**How LANGUAGE AND COMMUNICATION EVOLVE IN HUMANS
Humans and animals DO speak!
http://tinyurl.com/25mat4

**Mayan Months
The glyphs for Mayan months.
http://www.pauahtun.org/

**Listen to Mi'kmaq words and phrases
http://www.ainc-inac.gc.ca/

Language and Education
A number of expedient and creative solutions bridged the initial gaps of Native and European communications.
http://nac.library.cornell.edu/

**Native Indian Languages of Louisiana Linked to the Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphs
Interesting article based on perspectives
http://www.earthmatrix.com

**Language Course Finder   
The largest online directory of language courses and language schools worldwide.
http://www.language-learning.net

SIL InternationalPartners in Language Development
Serves the peoples of the world through research, translation, and literacy.
http://www.sil.org

Ethnologue: Languages of the World
An encyclopedic reference work cataloging all of the world’s 6,912 known living languages
http://www.ethnologue.com/

Tlaxcala
Tlaxcala, the network of translators for linguistic diversity
http://www.tlaxcala.es

**Native Indian Languages of Louisiana Linked to the Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphs
Interesting article based on perspectives
www.earthmatrix.com/i

Talk of the Nation: Speaking 1 language
Does it really matter if we all speak  the same language one day?  Listen to the discussion.
http://www.npr.org/

**E Ola Ka '0lelo Hawai'i
A video about Hawaii's language revitalization efforts, the most successful effort in the U.S.
http://www.ahapunanaleo.org

Owenni'io
Audio Mohawk language Podcast
http://www.archive.org/

**Lushootseed Language Canoe Video
View the annual canoe journey narrated in the Lushootseet Language
http://www.tttculturalresources.org/

**Decoding Maya Glyphs
A NY Times video explore the secrets of the Mayan writing codes in the Mayan glyphs.
http://video.on.nytimes.com/

**Phraselator
New handheld unit  that translates English to tribal languages.
www.ndnlanguage.com

**Index of Native American Language Resources on the Internet 
One of the most comprehensive indexes of Native American language web
sites. 
http://www.hanksville.org/

Language Policy 
Information about language policy issues in the U.S., including those related to endangered Native American languages. 
http://ourworld.compuserve.com
**Native American Languages Links
Over 80 useful links to web sites on specific American Indian languages.
http://www.mcn.net

Native American Language Resources
Links  full text publications concerning Native American languages. 
http://www-rcf.usc.edu

Teaching Indigenous Languages
An extensive collection of materials on revitalizing and teaching
American Indian languages.
http://jan.ucc.nau.edu/

Endangered Language Fund (ELF)
Grants efforts by Native communities or scholars to do endangered language related work.
http://sapir.ling.yale.edu

foundation for Endangered Languages (FEL) 
Grants to supports efforts to preserve indigenous languages.
http://www.bris.ac.uk/

Institute for the Preservation of the Endangered Languages of the Americas (IPOLA)
Collaborates with indigenous communities to revitalize and perpetuate the languages and culture of the original inhabitants of the Americas.
http://www.ipola.org/

Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas
An international scholarly organization representing the scientific study of the languages of the Native peoples of Americas
http://www.ssila.org

Transitions
A film that chronicles the loss of the Blackfeet language from 1890 to 1990 and illustrates language loss among other Indian tribes
http://www.pieganinstitute.org/


The Modern Language Association Language Map

Released in 2006, this map has information about over 300 languages spoken in the U.S.
http://www.mla.org/census_main

Glossary of Caribbean Terms
http://www.sacred-texts.com/

Nuu Chal Nulth
Listen to, and learn parts of, the Nuu Chal Nulth Language
http://nuuchahnulth.org/


The Last Speakers
Ironbound Films movie about endangered languages.  
http://www.ironboundfilms.com/

What does it mean to lose a language?
Investigating heritage  Language loss and revitalization
http://www.u.arizona.edu


Alaska Native Language Center

http://www.uaf.edu/anlc/

"The best linguists on the plains"
By Athapascan Linguist Willem de Reuse
www.learningforpeople.us/

Cherokee Syllabury
Read and hear the Cherokee Syllabury
www.learningforpeople.us/

The Last Speakers
America's first look at how languages become endangered
http://www.ironboundfilms.com/

The Five Sacred Medicines” story
Told by Hoskie Benally,  Diné (Navajo) spiritual leader
Listen in Navajo:
http://www.pbs.org/

ACQUIRING HERITAGE LANGUAGE HELPS NATIVE STUDENTS ACHIEVE
Find this document on the web
http://www.asu.edu/educ

Teaching Indigenous Languages
97 full text papers from the 1997- 2003 Stabilizing Indigenous Languages conferences
http://jan.ucc.nau.edu/*North American Languages
A detailed of list of North American tribal languages and language resources.
http://www.yourdictionary.com/

**Download the Dogrib Language font
www.lessonsfromtheland.ca/

Linguistic Fieldwork Preparation
A comprehensive web-resource for the benefit of the linguistic community at large
http://www.chass.utoronto.ca/lingfieldwork/

**ABORIGINAL LANGUAGES MUSTN'T DIE
Radio Interview with Australian Darcel Moyl, Goori woman and educator.
http://www9.sbs.com.au


**Dictionary of Indigenous Languages of Patagonia
An investigation about the languages of the indigenous people of Patagonia
http://www.beingindigenous.org/

Strange Names and Words from Louisiana
The legacy from it's Indian Tribes
http://www.edu-cyberpg.com/f


**Native American Family Technology Journey
Helping save languages and cultures
http://www.nativeamericanfamilynet

**Saving a Language
Read a speech written in Euchee/English by 18 year old Renee Grounds
http://209.200.101.189/publications/csq/csq-article.cfm?id=1777

Write your name
*How to Write Your Name in Inuktitut (Inuit)
http://www.halfmoon.org/inuit.html

* Onkwehonwe.com
Start chatting with a Mohawk or Seneca "bot."
http://www.Onkwehonwe.com

Ojibwe Language Plan
Detailed information about this award-winning language program
http://www.ksg.harvard.edu/

** Petroglyphs on Easter Island
Over 480 birdman petroglyphs have been found on the island,
http://www.beingindigenous.org/

** String, and Knot, Theory of Inca Writing
knotted string devices, if deciphered, could perhaps reveal narratives of the Inca Empire
http://www.ee.ryerson.ca

** The Indigenous Language Institute
Recognizes the imminent loss of indigenous peoples' languages and acknowledges the individuality of indigenous communities
www.indigenous-language.org/

** Endangered Languages Database
A searchable database that nuclides 109 language researchers reporting on 151 languages/dialects.
http://www.indigenous-language.org/

oso Rock Art
A National Historic Landmark deep in China Lake [California], contains one of America's most impressive petroglyphic and archeological complexes..
http://www.cr.nps.gov/archeology/rockart/

**Report a Rock Art Site
If you know rock art site, report it to save it!
http://www.writteninstone.info/

Preserving Native Languages
Russian America works written and published in Native Alaskan languages
http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/r

Task force on Aboriginal Languages and Cultures
www.aboriginallanguagestaskforce.ca/

**Karok Language
Audio files, songs, and vocabulary list of California's Karok Indians
http://www.native-languages.org

**The Russian Church and Native American languages
Preserving native languages
http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/

The Mayan Epigraphic Database Project
A database of glyphs, images, phonetic values, and semantic values according to the consensus among various American Mayanists
http://jefferson.village.virginia.edu

Aztec Vocabulary
Nahuatl is a language belonging to the Uto Aztecan fmily
http://lizgallego.com/

Written in Stone
The Prehistoric Native American Rock Art of the Ohio Valley.
http://www.writteninstone.info/

Strachey's Powhatan Dictionary
17th century words and phrases compiled by John Smith and William Strachey
http://www.mariner.org/

The Glyph Hunters —
Searching for Prehistoric Images in the Ohio Valley
http://www.writteninstone.info/

WordCount / Tracking the Way We Use Language
Pick a word to see how it ranks in English Language use.
http://www.wordcount.org

Miami Language Audio Files
http://www.eiteljorg.org/\

**Miami Language Learning Center
Downloadable Lesson plans of the Miami Language
http://www.eiteljorg.org/

Lakota Oyate Foundation in Germany
For German speaking people interested in learning the Lakota language
http://mitglied.lycos.de/frlakota/

**Ute Word of the Week
Listen to the Ute pronounciation of words and phrases,
http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/

**NMAI Preservation Reference Guide
Archives for best practices for a repository system to meet the needs of Native speakers
www.u.arizona.edu/~aildi/

*First Voices
Language Legacies Celebrating Indigenous Cultures
http://www.firstvoices.com/

*Aboriginal Australia Language Map
A partial language map of Aboriginal Australia
http://www.foundingdocs.gov.au/

*Myaamia Project
Audio report about the Miami Language Revitalization Project at Miami University, OH
http://www.wksu.org/news/story/18054

*\Write your name IN HAWAIIAN
How to Write Your Name in Hawaiian
http://www.hisurf.com/

*Whulshoot language
Read the alphabet, words, and hear the language.
http://www.wrvmuseum.org/alphabet.htm

*Write your name
How to Write Your Name In Mayan Glyphs
www.halfmoon.org/names.html

*Rabbit In The Moon: Mayan Glyphs And Architecture
Mayan calendars, sound files, virtual palaces... a fun place to visit!
http://www.halfmoon.org/index.html 

How to Write Your Name In Mayan Glyphs
Step-by-step instructions about how to write your name using Mayan glyphs.
http://www.halfmoon.org/names.html 

Say Hello to the World Project
If you wanted to say hello to everybody in the world, you would have to learn at least 2,796 languages and say hello to 5,720,000,000 people! 
http://www.ipl.org/youth/hello/ 

Dialogue Between Nations 
A marvelous site for sharing Native languages.
http://www.dialoguebetweennations.com 

Comanche Language and Cultural Preservation Committee
Read what Autumn's Nation is doing to save their NUMU TEKWAPUHA (Comanche Language) 
http://www.skylands.net/

My Body
Comanche Picture and language activity for younger ones to color, and everyone to learn!
http://www.geocities.com/

The Miami Language
Miami Vocabulary in Lists and Word Games
http://www.geocities.com/R

Wise Words
A brief experience hearing the Ute language.
http://a128.g.akamai.net/

Sally Cole Online 
An expert in rock art, Sally Cole has led over 20 Earthwatch expeditions to remote wilderness areas of southeastern Utah. 
http://teacher.scholastic.com/
Language
The Award-winning Inuktitut Language Dictionary online. 
www.livingdictionary.com

Is hula a language?
> "Keep the Eyes on the Hands" with hula instructor Luana Haragochi. 
http://www.pbs.org/l

 Culture Survival Quarterly
Endangered Languages, Endangered Lives
http://www.cs.org/

 

Learn the Lakota
Language at the Lakota Sioux language culture website.
http://www.lakhota.com/ 

ROCK ART PAGES by James Q.Jacobs
In the dry desert environment, with its profusion of rock surfaces and shelters, acultural legacy is preserved. 
http://www.glifwc.org/

USA.Magnificent photos of Anaszi rock art
http://www.jqjacobs.net/l

Petroglyph Cave, Belize
Signs of a 2,000-year-old Mayan community,
http://www.kidscastle.si.edu/

AUDIO-FORUM
264 courses in 91 languages including Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Hawaiian, Kiowa, Lakota, Lenape, Mohawk, Navajo, Objibwe, Passamaquoddy, Salish and Tlingit
www.audioforum.com

Lakota Language Revitalization 
Bbackground and demonstrations of computer programs used in the first Lakota Immersion Program in the country/
http://php.indiana.edu

Learn Ojibwe Language
Move your cursor over the photo or phrase to hear the Ojibwe words.
http://tribalfires.com/

Tribal Languages of the USA 
Shares information about living and extinct languages
http://www.ethnologue.com/

Alabama-English-Alabama Dictionary
http://www.ling.unt.edu//  

Ethnologue
Languages of the world and a whole lot more! 
http://www.ethnologue.com/home.asp

English to Odawa, English to Ojibwe, and Ojibwe to English translator
mokennon2.albion.edu/ojibwe.htm

 Catawaba Language
Help preserve the nearly extinct language
http://www.angelfire.com/az2/catawba/

Sioux Heritage
eleven different categories of common Lakhota, translated into American text. These words are also available in audio, spoken by native Lakhota speakers. 
http://www.lakhota.com/words.htm
 

**Native Language App
A great way to learn Dine, Lakota, Mvskoke, and Ponca.
https://itunes.apple.com/us/

Practice Lakota on Facebook
Lakota Language for beginners
https://www.facebook.com/


Free Online Osage Language Classes
The online courses are self-paced and there is no time limit on how fast students must work.

 www.osagelanguage.com

**Navajo Code Talker's Marine Hymn
Navajo Code Talker Joe Kellwood sings the Marine hynn n the Navajo Lanaguage
http://www.azcentral.com

Who speaks Wukchumni?
Profiles the last fluent speaker of Wukchumni, a Native American language, and her creation of a comprehensive dictionary.
http://www.nytimes.com/

Bringing Back Eyak!
Eyak  learning materials and learning opportunities to make the Eyak Language and Culture thrive again. 
http://www.eyakpeople.com

Lakota Language for Beginners
Check out their page on Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/

Lakota Summer Institute
http://www.laksummerinst.com/

Oklahoma Native American Youth Language Fair
http://nal.snomnh.ou.edu/f

**myaamia kiilhsooki
A listing of months in the Miami Language
http://myaamiacenter.org/

**Anishinaabe Names for Michigan Cities
An interactive map with audio of 57 towns and cities in MI
http://www.anishinaabemdaa.com/

**Native Skywatchers: Ojibwe Giizhig Anung Masinaaigan
An Ojibwe Star Map with ojibwe vocabulary, audio, curriculum resources, and more. http://web.stcloudstate.edu/

Miss Navajo
To win the competition, Miss Navajo Nation must know and speak the Navajo language in this segment from Independent Lens.
http://wbgu.pbslearningmedia.org/

Paula Nelson: Cherokee Singer
Paula Nelson performs a learning song that teaches a greeting and farewell in Cherokee. http://wbgu.pbslearningmedia.org


**Chahta Anumpa Aiikhvna
The School of Choctaw Language
http://www.choctawschool.com/


The Cherokee Alphabet
Learn about Sequoyah, a Cherokee man who developed an alphabet for the Cherokee language in 1821.
http://wbgu.pbslearningmedia.org/

**Ojibway Language and People iPhone App
Learn the Ojibway language
http://www.ogokilearning.com\

**Wyandotte Language Lessons
http://cs.sou.edu/~harveyd/acorns/wyandotte/

**iTunes Navajo Keyboard App_
https://itunes.apple.com/

**National Geographic’s Enduring Voices project
www.nationalgeographic.com/

The Chickasaw Language Club
Explore the Language on Chickasaw TV
http://www.chickasaw.tv/

OFFICE OF HEAD START TRIBAL LANGUAGE REPORT 2012
The successes, progress, and challenges within tribal communities who are preserving, revitalizing, or reclaiming their tribal language
http://eclkc.ohs.acf.

**Online Teaching and Learning Resources for Endangered Languages
From Cultural Survival
http://languagegathering.org

Aboriginal Languages in Canada
The 2011 Census of Population recorded over 60 Aboriginal languages grouped into 12 distinct language families
http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/

Taku Akiceca
Play the matching game in the Lakota language!
http://aaiagames.mcquillenweb.com/

Ojibwe Dictionary
http://ojibwe.lib.umn.edu/

Language Gathering
Connect hundreds of Indigenous language projects and programs
http://languagegathering.org/

Navajo language app
"Speak Navajo" mobile language application
http://www.speaknavajo.com/

Advocates for Indigenous California Language Survival
Assists California Indians in language maintenance and renewal.
http://aicls.org/

AAIA Native Language Program
Find free learning resources and games in the Dakotah language!

http://aaialanguageprogram.org/

**Chikasha Saya
A wonderful website about the Chickasaw Language.
http://www.chickasaw.tv/#

**Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian Languages
Resources from the Sealaska Heritage Institute
http://www.sealaskaheritage.org

**RezWorld
A 3-D highly interactive video game that successfully teaches Native language
http://ndnlanguage.com

**OurMotherTongues.org
Listen to American Indians speak in their mother tongues and learn more about native languages.
www.ourmothertongues.org/Home.aspx

Siletz Dee-ni
An online talking dictionary of the Siletz Dee-ni language.
http://siletz.swarthmore.edu/index.php?fields=all&semantic_ids=&q=dog

Muniche Talking Dictionary
Old recordings of an extinct language of the Peruvian Amazon;
http://muniche.swarthmore.edu/

**Lakota Berenstain Bears: The Haunted Lighthouse
A recreated children’s cartoon to help revitalize the Lakota language.
http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2

**Mohegan Dictionary
The first dictionary of the Mohegan language.
http://rmc.library.cornell.edu

**Sauk Language Program
Online copy of the language 1 Workbook
http://talksauk.com/pdf/finalsaukworkbook.pdf

Sauk Language
http://talksauk.com/

**Audio Storybooks
Audio Stories in several Native Languages

http://www.ynlc.ca/materials/story_books.html

**Dikaneisdi (Cherokee Word List)
Online dictionaries and glossaries of Cherokee Language
http://www.cherokee.org/

Lakota Letters and Sounds
A great way to hear all the sounds of Lakota
http://www.lakhota.org/ALPHABET/alphabet.htm

**Native Fonts from LanguageGeek
Download the fonts from many tribal languages.
http://www.languagegeek.com/

**The Origin of Writing
Analysis of image writing used in pre-Columbian times by the First Nations of North America.
http://originofwriting.com/OnScreen.html

**Native Words, Native Warriors
An Interactive program about how American Indian Codetalkers used their language during World Wars I and II.
http://www.americanindian.si.edu//

**Vocabulary List of Timucuan Words
Written in the 1500s by Friars. Florida's last Timucuan speaker died in 1767.
http://www.ancientnative.org/voc.php

Alaska Native Language Center
The center for the documentation and cultivation of the state's 20 Native languages
http://www.uaf.edu/anlc

KîMÂCHIPENA: Let's Come Together
View the Sauk Language Department's short film
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vOR5CIIO0fI

Jacob Manatowa-Bailey
Read an article by a Sauk language apprentice
http://www.culturalsurvival.org/

Tribal Participation and Tribal Connection
Video: A report on the eewansaapita Language Camp
www.myaamiaproject.org

Video of Anishinaabe Language Revitalization Departments efforts
 http://www.sagchip.org/

Grant Writing for Indigenous Languages
Aimed primarily at U.S. tribes seeking U.S. funds
www.endangeredlanguagefund.org/

Sac and Fox Language Resource
Translations and Audio Files
www.talksauk.com/

** Yup'ik Language Guide
An introduction to the Central Eskimo (Yup'ik) language
http://books.google.com/

*Dictionary of the Choctaw Language
www.archive.org/

**Native Language Font Downloads
http://www.languagegeek.com

**Siouan Words
www.native-languages.org/famsio_words.htm

**Cracking the Mayan Code
The story behind the centuries-long effort to read Mayan heiroglyphs. From PBS
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/mayacode/

The Linguists
A Sundance Film Festival Phenomenon: Filmmakers circle the planet to hear the last whispers of dying languages.
http://thelinguists.com/

**Daily news in inuktitut
Online TV and News from CBC
http://www.cbc.ca/north/

**Lenape Language Lessons
Includes audio, coloring pages, and stories.
http://www.lenapenation.org/lenapeculture.html

Indigenous Greetings / Salutations
http://www.indigenouspeople.net/greeting.htm

**Leter Men: Brothers Fight for Ojibwe Language
From NPR: Two Ojibwe brothers speak about their project to save their tribal language.
http://www.npr.org


Saving a Kentucky Time Capsule
Online video: An unforgettable journey to see these prehistoric mud glyphs (drawings), rare legacies from Kentucky's original inhabitants.
http://www.archaeologychannel.org/

\Preserving the Language of the Tzotzil
From the Smithsonian
http://latino.si.edu/

Lushootseed Language Lessons
From Washington's Tulalip Indian Tribe.
http://www.nativebiz.com/

**The Huexotzinco Codex
Analyze a set of pictograph documents created by native peoples of Puebla, Mexico in 1531.
http://myloc.gov/

**The Han Language
Audio and other lessons of the indigenous language spoken in Dawson City, Yukon and Eagle, Alaska
http://www.ynlc.ca/languages/hn/hn.html

*Lakota Language Lessons
From KILI radio
http://www.kiliradio.org/

**Protecting Native American Languages and Culture
Part of a four-part series on keeping traditions alive. Listen to the radio broadcast
http://www.voanews.com/s

Doris Jean Lamar, Last Wicheta Speaker
Doris Lamar tells Wicheta story in the Wicheta and English Languages
http://www.tulsaworld.com/

** No Na Honu Kai (Sea Turtles)
A free coloring book in English and Hawaiian languages
http://www.yoto98.noaa.gov/

**Native Language Dictionaries
www.word2word.com/dictionary.html

**Language Hot Spots
Learn which parts of the world face language extinction.
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/

**Cherokee language games
www.cherokee.org/
* Tohono O'odham Online Dictionary
Created by the Department of Linguistics, University of Arizona
http://lexicon.arizona.edu/~sbird/TO.html

**Bilingual Strategy Report for Nunavut 2004-2008
English: www.gov.nu.ca/education/bes.pdf
Inuktitut - www.gov.nu.ca/education/besi.pdf

**lakota Language ConsortiumL
An organization determined to halt the loss of the Lakota language.
www.lakhota.org

Native Language Loss: Pre-European Contact to Present
A wonderful map detailing languages areas and loss from precontact to the present.
www.lakhota.org/html/status.html


Indigenous Biingual Education Program
From the National Association of BiLingual Education
http://www.wnmu.org/ibe/index.html

Native American Family Technology Journey Technology
Preserving the languages and traditions
http://www.nativeamericanfamilynet.net

Intertribal Wordpath Society
http://www.angelfire.com/ok4/wordpath

By facilitating language-based development, SIL serves the peoples of the world through research, translation, and literacy
http://www.sil.org

**Indigenous Languages Web Site
www.elite.net/~runner/jennifers/languag2.htm

Karuk Phrases and Vocabulary
http://www.ncidc.org/karuk/index.html

*Ojibwemowin!
Ojibwe Language Game
http://www.nativetech.org/

*Your Hawaiian Name
Look up your H awaiian name and how to pronounce it
http://www.frenchspot.com/


* The Interactive ALR: A Searchable Database of Historic Native American Vocabularies. 
Find translations in many different Indian languages. 
http://www.evolpub.com/ALR/ALRinteractive.html

A Map of Languages in the United States
Displays the locations and numbers of speakers of languages spoken in the United States.
www.mla.org/resources/census_main

The Modern Language Association Language Map
An interactive map of languages in the United States
http://www.mla.org/census_main/

American Indian Manuscripts
A comprehensive index of manuscript holdings pertaining to American Indian languages and cultures
www.amphilsoc.org/library/guides/indians/

*The Rock Art Foundation
Promotes the conservation and study of Native American Rock Art
http://www.rockart.org/*

*Monigarr Legacy
Language Immersion opportunities for endangered languages
http://www.monigarr.com/index.php

*Voice of America
Track U.S. news in 45 languages through the Voice of America
http://www.voanews.com

*Literacy and Civic Education for Indigenous and Peasant Women, Peru
A project geared specifically towards indigenous women in their mother tongue, Quechua
http://www.literacyonline.org/

*SSILA
Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas
http://www.ssila.org/

*Cree for Kids
Videos, music,. phonectics...who could guess learning Cree could be so much fun? This is a MUST SEE for people of all ages.
www.creeforkids.ca/frontintro.htm

*Terralingua
An homage to the life of languages in the words of the people who speak them.
http://www.terralingua.org/

*Archive of Indigenous Languages of Latin America
A searchable and browsable "archive of recordings and texts in and about the indigenous languages of Latin America
http://www.ailla.org/

*Dakota Alphabet and Language Lessons
http://fpcctalkindian.nativeweb.org/

 *WHAT IS A KHIPU?
Many Andean people use cotton cords with knots to keep records on objects. These are called khipu.
http://www.beingindigenous.org/

* American Sign Language Browser
Look up video of thousands of ASL signs and learn interesting things about them
http://commtechlab.msu.edu


* International Children's Digital Library
Selects, collects, digitizes, and organizes children's materials in their original languages
http://www.icdlbooks.org/

The Assiniboine Alphabet
http://fpcctalkindian.nativeweb.org/

Nakota Language Lessons
http://fpcctalkindian.nativeweb.org/

*Dakota Alphabet and Language Lessons
http://fpcctalkindian.nativeweb.org/

Finding Our Talk: a Journey Through Aboriginal Languages
Footage and video clips about the state of Aboriginal languages in Canada
http://www.mushkeg.ca/

Native Languages of the Americas
http://www.native-languages.org/

See/Say/Write Activity
Interactive lesson drill using the Cherokee language
http://www.cherokee.org/Culture/Game1.html

Vanishing Voices
PBS documentary about endangered languages and the awesome task of recording, archiving, and returning them to use
www.ironboundfilms.com/ironsinthefire.html

Aboriginal Languages of Australia
Support material for nearly 30 languages with translation and cultural background \

http://www.dnathan.com/VL/austLang.htm

 Australian Indigenous Languages.
a great introduction to the variety of aboriginal languages taught and spoken in Australia.
http://coombs.anu.edu.au/
Ethnologue
Languages of the World
www.ethnologue.com

Noquisi (Star) II
strong vocabulary building game in the Cherokee language
http://www.cherokee.org/Culture/noquisi_L2.4.html

Native Languages: Legacy and Lifeline
The language of the Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara presented in multimedia format
http://www.in-forum.com/specials/DyingTongues/

Michif language lessons
http://www.metisresourcecentre.mb.ca/language/

Historic Shawnee Names
A wealth of information about the Shawnee people and their language
http://www.shawnee-traditions.com/

* Nurturing Native Languages 
Papers from the 8th, 9th, and 10th Stabilizing Indigenous Languages conferences
http://jan.ucc.nau.edu/~jar/NNL/ 

Endangered Languages Database
Over 100 languages are included in this database.
http://www.indigenous-language.org/endangered/

Indian Language Illegal
Congress deems it illegal for Indian children to be taught in their language.
http://216.198.222.116/childhistory/

Language Field Survey Project
a survey of 40 tribal communities intended to determine which teaching methods are successful and which are not in teaching Native American languages 
www.indigenous-language.org

The Native Languages Revitalization Resource Directory 
Designed to serve those who are working on community-based language revitalization programs. 
www.indigenous-language.org

Notes from the November 2002 Language Symposium 
Salient points from each of the symposium's break out sessions 
www.indigenous-language.org

Endangered Language Database 
www.indigenous-language.org

Endangered languages list serve
http://listserv.linguistlist.org/archives/endangered-languages-l.html

  FirstVoices.Com
A cutting edge website: learn a Canadian Aboriginal language or use tools to document and archive one of those languages. 
www.firstvoices.com

used Chilean Indigenous People Portal
Native Languages Dictionaries, Digital Books, Music, Video and a interesting directory of web links.
http://www.beingindigenous.org

Teachers Against Prejudice Winning Essays 
Essays from middle and high schools students about fairness in news reporting.
Http://www.teachersagainstprejudice.org

NAMEs 
Enter a place name to find the Indian name which 16th century Spaniards reported for it
http://www.minnow.net/plcnames.html

Using New Technology to Teach Native American Languages
Three current projects that are working to preserve and teach Native American languages with the latest technology.
http://www.cal.org/ericcll/langlink/feb03feature.html


Arikara Language Program
Established to create language instruction materials to insure the continued survival of the Arikara language 
http://www.indiana.edu/%7Eaisri/projects/arikara.htm

Nez Perce Language & Culture Site
Learn the Nez Perce language and get in contact with the history and culture of the tribe
http://groups.yahoo.com/

American Language Reprint Series
Early vocabularies from many eastern and midwestern tribes.
http://www.evolpub.com/ALR/ALRbooks.html

Hawaiian Language
http://www.olelo.hawaii.edu/

Cherokee Alphabet
See, Hear, and Speak the Cherokee language in this interactive learning experience.
http://www.cherokee.org/Culture/Game1.html

Alabama Dictionary
The Alabama Language in an English-Alabama form.
http://www.ling.unt.edu/~montler/Alabama/

Finding My Talk
A journey through Aboriginal Languages in Canada
http://www.nutaaq.com/finding_our_talk.html

 Kanienkehaka Language
"DEDICATED TO PRESERVING, ENRICHING AND PROMOTING HAUDENOSAUNEE/KANIENKEHAKA LANGUAGE
http://www.kahonwes.com/

The Archive of the Indigenous Languages of Latin America
http://www.ailla.org/pc/language.html

Lord's Prayer in Wampanoag Language
Recording by Chief Wild Horse, the last speaker of Wampanoag dialect
http://www.amphilsoc.org/

Lucenda George/ Onondaga 
Language recording about locusts, garden, winter, and reservation dam.
http://www.amphilsoc.org/l

Elementary Hawaiian
Online Hawaiian Language and Culture Classes
http://www.olelo.hawaii.edu/eng/dl/haw101/index.html

Center for Multilingual and Multicultural Research
From the University of Southern California
http://www.usc.edu/dept/education/CMMR/

North American Languages
An extensive list of languages and word lists from North America
http://www.yourdictionary.com/languages/north.html

Languages
Languages of Canadian Aboriginals, including Mi'kmaq, Abenaki, and Cree
http://www.aboriginalcanada.gc.ca/
[Click "Kids" button] 

American Indian Sign Language
Sign language directions for the Comanche language.
http://www.comanchelodge.com/sign-language.html

Karuk Language Resources on the Web
Hear a Karuk word or phrase and associate it with a picture and/or the English equivalent.
  http://www.karuk.org/

Cree Hand Signals
Photos depicting hand signals for the Cree language
http://collections.ic.gc.ca/cree/cree/1.htm

Language Portraits
The 80+ languages at this website present audio interpretations of the same poem.
http://languageportraits.net/ 

Native American Sign Languages
Movies demonstrating Plains Indians signs
http://www.rcas.org/

Sovereign Nations Preservation Project 
Dedicated: to inform, educate, and encourage the awareness of tribal history, culture, language and aspirations of Native Americans. 
http://www.snppi.org 

The Chinook Jargon
Trading pidgin of Northwest Indians and pioneers

http://chinookjargon.home.attbi.com/

Texas Rock Art Image Database at Rice University -
Virtual Exhibit and image Virtual database of Rice University expeditions, discoveries, and photographic cataloguing of Native American pictographs 
www.museumstuff.com/cgibin/track/ax.pl?

The National LEP Advocacy Task Force 
Over 300 stakeholders who actively support the laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of national origin because of language and cultural differences.
http://www.leptaskforce.org

Comanche Language and Preservation Committee
Take our language of Comanche heritage into the Twenty-First Century. 
http://www.comanchelanguage.org/

Native Word of the Day
Visit the Archives of National Native News and hear the word in audio format.
www.kintera.com/t

Immigration
Play this Interactive game to find locations with Native American names.
http://memory.loc.gov/l

Indian Sign Language
www.inquiry.net/outdoor/native/sign/index.htm

Ohwejagehka Hadegaenage Language 
Words, fonts, sound samples, and more from the six tribes of the Iroquois. 
http://www.ohwejagehka.com/index.html

 Kamakanuiahailono
Hawaiian words are expressed poetically in mele (songs), oli (chants), pule (prayers), and 'olelo no'eau (proverbs). 
http://www.theuniversalempath101.com/

H-AmIndian Indigenous Languages
Language programs, teaching resources, high schools with language programs
http://www.asu.edu/

INdigenous Languages
from the University of Arizona
www.asu.edu/clas/history/

Maya Font
A collection of Mayan glyph fonts. 
http://www.intoarch.com/font/22/#Details

Preservationists Save Native American Languages
Listen to Jim Kent's complete report on (RealAudio) 
http://www.voanews.com/

Technology and Indigenous Languages 
The special May 2002 theme issue of the on-line journal Language Learning & Technology 
http://llt.msu.edu/

  Walam Olum
Despite doubts as to its authencity, many still claim this is one of the only indigenous pre-contact written texts available from North America. With Delaware and English Translations
www.sacred-texts.com/nam/walam/walam.htm

Indigenous Language Institute
Revitalizing languages that are no longer spoken by young people.
www.indigenous-language.org

The First Peoples' Cultural Foundation 
A charitable public foundation generating support to raise awareness and funds for Aboriginal language revitalization throughout British Columbia. 
http://www.fpcf.ca/foundation.htm 

Big Veda Americanus 
Sacred Songs of the Ancient Mexicans with a Nahuatl Language Glossary.
www.sacred-texts.com/nam/aztec/rva/index.ht

Notes on the Kolosh [Tlingit and Kodiak [Eskimo] languages
http://www.loc.gov/

Your Dictionary.com
Native American Languages
http://www.yourdictionary.com/languages/north.html 


Vocabularies of the SHAWNEE AND WYANDOT (Huron) LANGUAGES
Originally Published in 1858 
http://www.wyandot.org/lang1.html

 

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