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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.



Cocopa Language
Cocopa language samples and resources.

Cocopa Tribe Culture and History
Information and links about the Cocopah Indians past and present.

Cocopa Indians Fact Sheet
Our answers to common questions about the Cocopas.

Cocopa Legends
Introduction to Cocopa mythology.



Cocopa Language Resources

Our Online Cocopa Language Materials

Cocopa Vocabulary:
    Our list of vocabulary words in the Cocopa language, with comparison to words in other Yuma and Hokan languages.

Cocopa Dictionaries, Audio Tapes and Language Resources

Cocopa Dictionary:
    Cocopa-English dictionary.
Cocopa Texts:
    Book of Cocopa legends and oral traditions, with line by line translation into English.
Native American Language Dictionaries:
    Cocopa and other American Indian dictionaries and language materials for sale.

Cocopa Language Lessons and Linguistic Descriptions

Cocopa Language:
    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.
Cocopa Language:
    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.

Links, References, and Additional Information

Lengua Cocopa:
Information on the Cocopa language in Spanish.
Wikipedia: Cocopah:
Encyclopedia articles about the Cocopah language.
Cocopah Tribe:
Cocopah Indian books.



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