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Nawathinehena

"Nawathinehena" is the name of an Arapahoan language, also known as "Southern Arapaho." (Nawathi'nehena means "southerners' language" in Arapaho.) Some linguists consider Nawathinehena to have been a dialect of Arapaho, while others consider it to have been a closely related but distinct language. There are no speakers of Nawathinehena remaining today; the Northern Arapaho dialect/language is spoken in both the Northern and Southern Arapaho tribes today.

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Here are links to our webpages about the Nawathinehena tribe and language:

 Arapaho
 Arapaho Indian
 Arapaho words
 Arapaho symbols
 Algonkian languages
 The Native American Plains

Here are some other Internet resources about Nawathinehena:
 Arapaho-Atsina-Nawathinehena
 Nawathinehena Language
 Nawathinehena

And here are a few good books about the Nawathinehenas:
 Tell Me, Grandmother: Traditions, Stories, and Cultures of Arapaho People
 Arapaho Journeys
 The Arapaho Language



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