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Cocopa Indian Language (Cocopah)
Cocopa is a Yuman language, considered by some linguists to be a member of the larger
Hokan language family. There are around 400 Cocopá
speakers in Arizona and Baja California today.
Our list of vocabulary words in the Cocopa language, with comparison to words in other Yuma and Hokan languages.
Encyclopedia article about the Cocopa language, including phonological information.
Tribal delegates gather to talk about saving their language:
Article on language preservation efforts among the Cocopah, Kumeyaay, and other Southwestern Indian tribes.
Demographic information about Cocopa from the Ethnologue of Languages.
Cocopa Language Tree:
Theories about Cocopah's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Cocopah Language Structures:
Cocopa linguistic profile and academic bibliography.
Cocopa-English dictionary (out of print).
The Sovereign Nation of the Cocopahs:
Official homepage of the Cocopah Indian Tribe of Arizona.
Homepage of the Cocopah tribal casino.
Profile of the Cocopah Indian tribe from the Intertribal Council of Arizona.
Cocopa Indian History:
Brief overview of Cocopa history.
Facts about the Cocopa Indians.
Collection of Cocopa Indian legends and folktales.
Cocopa writers, their lives and work.
The Cocopah People:
Cocopa ethnography for sale online.
Links, References, and Additional Information
Information on the Cocopa language in Spanish.
Encyclopedia articles about the Cocopa tribe.
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