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Mohave Indian Language (Mojave)
Mojave is a Yuman language of the American Southwest,
considered by some linguists to be a member of the larger
Hokan language family.
It is spoken by around 200 people in California and Arizona.
The language has been in decline, but some young Mohaves are working to keep their ancestral language alive.
˜ Mojave Indian Language Mojave language samples and resources.
˜ Mojave Tribe Culture and History Information and links about the Mohave Indians past and present.
˜ Mojave Indians Fact Sheet Our answers to common questions about the Mojaves.
˜ Mohave Indian Legends Introduction to Mojave mythology.
Our Mojave Language Materials
Our list of vocabulary words in the Mojave language.
Mojave Animal Words:
Illustrated glossary of animal words in the Mojave language.
Mojave Language Lessons and Linguistic Descriptions
Creation Songs of the Mohave People:
Audio recordings of traditional songs in the Mohave language.
Keeping Tribal Languages Alive:
Article on Hualapai and Mojave language preservation efforts.
Links, References, and Additional Information
Encyclopedia articles on the Mojave Indian language.
Information about the Mojave language in Spanish.
The Mojaves Mojave Indians:
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