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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 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.
Introduction to Cocopa mythology.
Our Online Cocopa Language Materials
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
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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
Encyclopedia article about the Cocopa language, including phonological information.
Profile of the Cocopah language including a phonological inventory, orthography and a text.
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.
Links, References, and Additional Information
Endangered Languages Project: Cocopah:
Bibliography of Cocopah language resources.
Information on the Cocopa language in Spanish.
Encyclopedia articles about the Cocopah language.
Cocopah Indian books.
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