Native Indian languages
American Indian cultures
Maricopa Indian Language
Maricopa is a Yuman language of what is now Arizona,
considered by some linguists to be a member of the larger
Hokan language family.
Today most Maricopa people live together with their Pima neighbors in the
Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community.
The language has been in decline, but some young Maricopas are working to keep their ancestral language alive.
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Maricopa Language Maricopa language samples and resources.
Maricopa Nation Culture and History Information and links about the Maricopa tribe past and present.
Maricopa Indians Fact Sheet Our answers to common questions about the Maricopas.
Maricopa Legends Introduction to Maricopa mythology.
Our Online Maricopa Language Materials
Our list of vocabulary words in the Maricopa language.
Maricopa Animal Words:
Illustrated glossary of animal words in the Maricopa language.
Maricopa Dictionaries, Audio Tapes and Language Resources
Maricopa Morphology and Syntax
Maricopa language book for sale.
Native American Indian Dictionaries:
Maricopa and other American Indian dictionaries and language materials for sale.
Maricopa Language Lessons and Linguistic Descriptions
Salt River Language and Culture Program:
Language department of the Salt River Indian Community, offering Pima and Maricopa classes and resources.
Maricopa Indian Language Maricopa Phonology:
Scanned-in Maricopa language materials from the Rosetta Project.
Demographic information about the Maricopa language.
Survey of California Indian Languages: Maricopa:
Profile of the Maricopa language from the University of California at Berkeley.
Maricopa Language Tree:
Theories about Maricopa's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Maricopa Language Structures:
Maricopa linguistic profile and academic bibliography.
Southwestern Indian Language Maps:
Map showing Maricopa and other Native American language areas in Arizona.
Links, References, and Additional Information
Encyclopedia articles on the Maricopa Indian language.
Information about the Maricopa language in Spanish.
The Maricopa Indians:
Maricopa Indian books.
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