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Catawba Indian Language
Catawba was a
Siouan language of South Carolina.
The language was last spoken by the community in the 1940's, though one Catawba man worked to keep its memory alive until his death in 1996.
Catawba Language Catawba language samples and resources.
Catawba Nation Culture and History Information and links about the Catawba Indians past and present.
Catawba Indians Fact Sheet Our answers to frequently asked questions about the Catawbas, their language and culture.
Catawba Indian Legends Introduction to the mythology of the Catawba Indians.
Our Catawba Language Materials
List of vocabulary words in the Catawba Indian language, with comparison to words in other Siouan languages.
Catawba Facts for Kids:
Fact sheet on the Catawba lifestyle in the past and today for kids and other students.
Catawba Animal Words:
Illustrated glossary of animal words in the Catawba language.
Catawba Body Parts:
Online and printable worksheets showing parts of the body in the Catawba language.
Catawba Language Lessons and Linguistic Descriptions
Catawba Indian Language Catawba Grammar Catawba Texts:
Scanned-in Catawba language materials from the Rosetta Project.
Vocabulary taken from Frank Speck's 1934 recordings of the language.
Hello Oklahoma: Cayuga Tribe:
Catawba pronunciation, greeting, and links.
The Identity of Red Thunder Cloud Red Thunder Cloud Obituary for Red Thunder Cloud:
The unusual story of Carlos Westez (Red Thunder Cloud) and his work to learn and preserve the Catawba language.
Demographic information about the Catawba language.
Catawba Language Tree:
Theories about Catawba's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Catawba Language Structures:
Catawba linguistic profile and academic bibliography.
Catawba Dictionaries, Audio Tapes and Language Resources
Early Vocabularies of Catawba Catawba Tribe Texts:
Catawba dictionary and ethnography for sale.
Additional Resources, Links, and References
Information about the Catawba language in Spanish.
Wikipedia: Catawban languages:
Encyclopedia articles on the Catawba language.
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