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Kaw Indian Language (Kansa, Kanza)
Kansa, also known as Kanza or Kaw, was a Siouan language of the Great Plains.
Unfortunately the last fluent speaker died in the late 20th century, but the Kaw tribe is working to teach their children to speak
the language again.
Kansa language samples and resources.
Kansa Tribe Culture and History
Information and links about the Kansa Indians past and present.
Kansa Indians Fact Sheet
Our answers to frequently asked questions about the Kansas Indians, their language and culture.
Kansa Indian Legends
Introduction to the mythology of the Kansa Indians.
Our Online Kansa Language Materials
Our list of vocabulary words in the Kansa/Kaw language, with comparison to words in other Siouan languages.
Kansa Animal Words:
Illustrated glossary of animal words in the Kansa language.
Kansa Body Parts:
Online and printable worksheets showing parts of the body in Kansan.
Worksheet showing color words in the Kansa language.
Worksheet showing how to count in the Kanza language.
Kansa Language Lessons and Linguistic Descriptions
Kanza Language Project
Information about this tribal language revival program and about the Kanza/Kaw language itself.
Kansa orthography and text example.
Reviving the Kansa Indian Language
Article on the Kansa language and its fate.
Hello Oklahoma: Kanza Tribe:
Kanza language greeting, alphabet, and sample text.
Demographic information about the Kanza language.
Kanza Language Tree:
Theories about Kanza's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Links, References, and Additional Information
La Lengua Kansas:
Information about the Kansas language in Spanish.
Kaw Nation Kaw Indians:
Kansa Indian books.
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