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Hidatsa Indian Language

Hidatsa is a Siouan language of the Great Plains. Only a few elders speak Hidatsa today, but some young people are trying to learn their ancestral language again.

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Hidatsa Language
Hidatsa language samples and resources.

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

Hidatsa Legends
Introduction to Hidatsa mythology.

Hidatsa Indians Fact Sheet
Our answers to frequently asked questions about the Hidatsas, their language and culture.

Hidatsa Language Resources

Our Online Hidatsa Language Materials

Hidatsa Vocabulary
     Our list of vocabulary words in the Hidatsa language, with comparison to words in other Siouan languages.

Hidatsa Dictionaries, Audio Tapes and Language Resources
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Grammar and Dictionary of the Language of the Hidatsa
     Hidatsa linguistics book for sale.
Hidatsa Texts
     Several stories in the Hidatsa language, with translations and grammatical notes.
American Indian Dictionaries:
    Hidatsa and other Native American dictionaries and language materials for sale.

Hidatsa Language Lessons and Linguistic Descriptions

Ethnology and Philology of the Hidatsa Indians * Hidatsa Grammar * Hidatsa Orthography:
    Scanned-in Hidatsa language materials from the Rosetta Project.
ND Tribe Working to Preserve Hidatsa Language
     Article about Hidatsa language loss and revival.
Ethnologue: Hidatsa:
     Demographic information about the Hidatsa language.
Hidatsa Language Tree:
    Theories about Hidatsa's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Hidatsa Language Structures:
    Hidatsa 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: Hidatsa:
  Encyclopedia articles on the Hidatsa language.
  La Lengua Hidatsa:
  Information about the Hidatsa language in Spanish.
  Hidatsa * Hidatsa Indians:
  Links pages.
  Hidatsa Tribe:
  Hidatsa Indian books.

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