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Gabrielino (Tongva) Language
Gabrielino was a
Uto-Aztecan language of Southern California closely related to
Language loss has been especially
severe in California, where enslavement and violence against Indian peoples were not actively discouraged, and the
Gabrielino language has not been spoken since the 1940's, although some younger people hope to revive its use.
Gabrielino Language Gabrielino language samples and resources.
Gabrielino Tribe Culture and History Information and links about the Gabrieleño Indians past and present.
Gabrielino Indians Fact Sheet Our answers to common questions about the Gabrielinos.
Gabrielino Legends Introduction to Gabrielino mythology.
Our list of vocabulary words in the Gabrielino/Tongva language, with comparison to words in other Uto-Aztecan languages.
Gabrielino Pronunciation Guide:
How to pronounce Gabrielino/Tongva words.
Gabrielino Animal Words:
Picture glossary of animal words in the Gabrielino language.
Gabrielino Body Part Lesson:
Online and printable worksheets showing parts of the body in Gabrielino.
Worksheet showing color words in Gabrielino.
Worksheet showing how to count in the Gabrielino language.
Survey of California Indian Languages: Gabrielino:
Profile of the Gabrieleño language from the University of California at Berkeley.
Gabrieliño Language Tree:
Theories about Gabrelino's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Gabrielino Dictionaries, Audio Tapes and Language Resources
Tovanger: A Gabrielino Word Book
Small Gabrielino/Tongva dictionary for sale online.
Links, References, and Additional Information
Encyclopedia articles on the Gabrieleno/Tongva language.
Information on the Tongva language in Spanish.
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