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Kiowa Indian Language

Kiowa is a Native American language of the Southern Plains. It is a Kiowa-Tanoan language, most closely related to the Pueblo languages of the Southwest. The language is spoken today by about 1000 Kiowa people in Oklahoma.

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Kiowa Language
Kiowa language samples and resources.

Kiowa Nation Culture and History
Information and links about the Kiowa tribe past and present.

Kiowa Legends
Introduction to Kiowa mythology.

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

Kiowa Language Resources

Our Online Kiowa Language Materials

Kiowa Words
     Our list of vocabulary words in the Kiowa language.

Kiowa Dictionaries, Audio Tapes and Language Resources
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Authentic Kiowa Language
     Kiowa language learning tapes for sale.
Vocabulary of the Kiowa Language
     Kiowa dictionary for sale.
Everyday Kiowa Phrases
     Kiowa language learning tape for sale.
American Indian Dictionaries:
    Kiowa and other Native American dictionaries and language materials for sale.

Kiowa Language Lessons and Linguistic Descriptions

Hello Oklahoma: Kiowa Tribe:
    Kiowa alphabet, greeting, and sample text.
Kiowa Indian Language * Kiowa Phonology * Kiowa Orthography * Kiowa Texts:
    Scanned-in Kiowa language materials from the Rosetta Project.
An Unofficial Practical Orthography for the Kiowa Language
     Alternate Kiowa spelling system.
The Udder-Angry-Travelers-Off * Language Museum: Kiowa:
    The Azatanhop legend of the Kiowas, in two different orthographies.
House of Languages: Kiowa:
    Information about Kiowa language usage.
Ethnologue: Kiowa
    Demographic information about the Kiowa language.
Kiowa Language Tree:
    Theories about Kiowa's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Kiowa Language Structures:
    Kiowa linguistic profile and academic bibliography.

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Links, References, and Additional Information

Wikipedia: Kiowa Language:
Encyclopedia articles on the Kiowa Indian language.
Lengua Kiowa:
Information about the Kiowa language in Spanish.
Comanche, Kiowa, and Apache:
Bibliographies for three Indian languages of Oklahoma.
Kiowas * The Kiowa Indians:
Kiowa links.
Kiowa Tribe:
Kiowa Indian books.

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