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Eyak

Eyak is an Alaskan language distantly related to the Athabaskan languages. Sadly, the last fluent speaker of Eyak passed away in 2008, but some younger people are working to learn their ancestral language again.





Eyak Language
Eyak language samples and resources.

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

Eyak Indian Legends
Introduction to Eyak mythology.



Eyak Language Resources

Eyak Preservation Council:
     Eyak tribal organization working on language and cultural preservation.
Eyak Orthography:
    Introduction to Eyak spelling and pronunciation.
Ancient Tongues Fade Away:
     Article about Eyak language loss, and the effort to preserve it and other endangered Native American languages.
Eyak:
     Demographic information about Eyak from the Ethnologue of Languages.
Eyak Language Tree:
    Theories about Eyak's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Eyak Language Structures:
    Eyak linguistic profile and academic bibliography.

Links, References, and Additional Information

Wikipedia: Eyak:
Encyclopedia articles about the Eyak language.
Lengua Eyak:
Information on the Eyak language in Spanish.



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