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Juaneno Language (Acjachemen)
Juaneño is a Uto-Aztecan language of Southern California.
It is so closely related to Luiseno that some linguists consider
the two to be dialects of a single language.
The Juaneno language has not been actively spoken since the 1960's, but a few elders of the tribe still remember something
of the language today.
Our list of vocabulary words in the Juaneno language, with comparison to words in other Uto-Aztecan languages.
Demographic information about the Juaneno language.
Survey of California Indian Languages: Juaneño:
Profile of the Juaneño language from the University of California at Berkeley.
Juaneño Language Tree:
Theories about Juaneno's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Juaneño Band of Mission Indians, Acjachemen Nation
Official homepage of the Juaneno tribe.
Collection of Juaneno Indian legends and folktales.
Putiidhem, Mother Village of the Acjachemen
Website dedicated to protecting a sacred Juaneno burial site from development.
Four Directions Institute: Juaneno Indians
Profile and historical timeline of the California tribe. Also with links.
Acjachemen Authors Juaneno Authors:
Juaneno writers, their lives and work.
Juaneno-Luiseno Tribe of California
Kids' book for sale on the Luiseno and Juaneno Indians.
Links, References, and Additional Information
Encyclopedia articles on the Juaneno Indians and their language.
El Pueblo Acjachemen Los Juaneño:
Information about the Juanenos in Spanish.
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