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Koasati (Coushatta) Language

Koasati is a Muskogean language of the American Southeast. The language has been in decline, but some young Coushattas are working to keep their ancestral language alive. Like other Muskogean languages, Koasati is a language with morphologically complex verbs and SOV word order.





Coushatta Language

Coushatta language samples and resources.

Coushatta Culture and History

Related links about the Coushatta tribe past and present.

Coushatta Indians Fact Sheet

Our answers to common questions about the lifestyle of the Coushatta Indian tribe.

Coushatta Legends
Introduction to Coushatta mythology.



Coushatta Language Resources

Our Online Coushatta Language Materials

Koasati Vocabulary:
    List of vocabulary words in the Koasati Indian language, with comparison to words in other Muskogean languages.
Koasati Pronunciation Guide:
    How to pronounce Koasati words.
Coushatta Indian Facts for Kids:
    Fact sheet on Coushatta lifestyle in the past and today for kids and other students.
Koasati Animal Words:
    Illustrated glossary of animal words in the Koasati language.
Koasati Body Parts:
    Online and printable worksheets showing parts of the body in the Koasati language.
Koasati Colors:
    Worksheet showing color words in the Koasati language.
Koasati Numbers:
     Worksheet showing how to count in the Koasati language.

Coushatta Dictionaries, Audio Tapes and Language Resources

Koasati Dictionary:
    A good Coushatta dictionary available for sale.
Koasati Traditional Narratives:
    Book of traditional Koasati Indian stories for sale, in the original Koasati with English translation.
Koasati Grammar * Switch Reference in Koasati Discourse:
    Coushatta grammar books.
Native American Dictionaries:
    Koasati and other American Indian dictionaries and language materials for sale.

Koasati Language Lessons and Linguistic Descriptions

Hello Oklahoma: Koasati Tribe:
    Koasati phrasebook, greeting, and sample text.
Koasati:
    Linguistic description, spelling and pronounciation of the Koasati language.
Koasati Alphabet:
    Phonological inventory of the Koasati language, with a sample text.
Koasati Linguistic Description * Koasati Orthography * Koasati Phonology * Coushatta Indian Language:
    Scanned-in Koasati language materials from the Rosetta Project.
House of Languages: Koasati:
    Information about Koasati language usage.
Ethnologue: Koasati:
    Demographic information about the Koasati language.
Koasati Language Tree:
    Theories about Koasati's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Koasati Language Structures:
    Koasati linguistic profile and academic bibliography.

Additional Resources, Links, and References

   Lengua Koasati:
   Koasati information in Spanish.
  Coushatta Tribe:
  Coushatta Indian books.



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