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Crow Indian Language (Apsaaloke, Apsaroke, Absarokee)

Crow is a Siouan language of the Great Plains, spoken today by more than 4000 people in Montana. In their own language, the people call themselves Apsaaloke or Absaroke.

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Crow Language
Crow language samples and resources.

Crow Culture and History
Related links about the Crow tribe past and present.

Crow Legends
Introduction to the mythology and religion of the Crows.

Crow Indians Fact Sheet
Our answers to common questions about the lifestyle of the Crow Indian tribe.

Crow Language Resources

Our Online Crow Language Materials

Crow Indian Vocabulary:
    List of vocabulary words in the Crow language, with comparison to words in other Siouan languages.
Crow Pronunciation Guide:
    How to pronounce Crow Indian words.
Crow Picture Dictionary:
    Illustrated glossary of animal words in the Crow language.
Crow Indian Body Parts:
    Online and printable worksheets showing parts of the body in the Crow language.
Crow Indian Colors:
    Worksheet with pictures showing color words in the Crow language.

Crow Dictionaries, Audio Tapes and Language Resources
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A Grammar of Crow:
    A good Crow language book for sale online.
American Indian Language Dictionaries:
    Crow and other Native American dictionaries and language materials for sale.

Crow Language Lessons and Linguistic Descriptions

Crow Language:
    Scanned-in language information about Crow and other Siouan languages.
Aps√°alooke Nation Language Department:
    Homepage of the tribal language program of the Crow Indian Nation.
Let's Learn Crow:
    Flash application teaching some vocabulary words in Crow.
Crow (Apsaaloke):
    Profile of the Crow language including a phonological inventory, orthography and a text.
Crow Prayers * Language Museum: Crow:
    Translations of the Lord's Prayer and other Christian prayers into the Crow Indian language.
Teachers Hope To Stir Life Into Crow Language
     Article about Crow language preservation efforts.
Ethnologue: Crow:
    Demographic information about the Crow language.
Crow Language Tree:
    Theories about Crow's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Crow Language Structures:
    Apsaalooke linguistic profile and academic bibliography.
*Apsaroke and Hidatsa Comparative Vocabulary:
    Early 20th-century wordlists of Hidatsa and Crow.

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Links, References, and Additional Information

Wikipedia: Crow:
Encyclopedia articles on the Crow language.
Lengua Crow:
Information on the Crow language in Spanish.
Crow Tribe:
Crow Indian books.

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