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Muskogee (Creek) Language

Muskogee, or Creek, is a Muskogean language of the American Southeast, related to other Southeastern languages like Choctaw, Chickasaw, and Koasati. The language has been in decline, but some young people are working to keep their ancestral language alive. Like other Muskogean languages, Muskogee Creek is a language with morphologically complex verbs and SOV word order.

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Muskogee Language
Muskogee language samples and resources.

Muskogee Culture and History
Related links about the Muskogee tribe past and present.

Creek Indians Fact Sheet
Our answers to common questions about the lifestyle of the Muskogee Indian tribe.

Creek Legends
Introduction to Creek mythology.

Muskogee Language Resources

Our Online Muskogee Language Materials

Muskogee Vocabulary:
    List of vocabulary words in the Muskogee language, with comparison to words in other Muskogean languages.
Muskogee Pronunciation Guide:
    How to pronounce Muskogee words.
Creek Animal Words:
    Illustrated glossary of animal words in the Muskogee Creek language.
Creek Body Parts:
    Online and printable worksheets showing parts of the body in the Muskogee Creek language.
Muskogee Colors:
    Worksheet showing color words in the Muskogee Creek language.

Muskogee Dictionaries, Audio Tapes and Language Resources
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A Dictionary of Creek/Muskogee:
    Comprehensive Muskogee-English dictionary for sale
New Fire: Creek Folktales:
    Book of traditional Creek stories in the Muskogee language with English translation and commentary.
Creation Myths and Legends of the Creek Indians:
    Comprehensive book of mythology from the Muskogee and related tribes, collected by a Creek author.
Creek Indian Medicine Ways:
    Autobiography of a traditional Mvskoke medicine man.
Native Languages of the Southeastern United States:
    Survey of Southeast Native American languages, including Creek.
Native American Dictionaries:
    Muskogee and other American Indian dictionaries and language materials for sale.

Muskogee Language Lessons and Linguistic Descriptions

Creek Language Archive:
    Muskogee alphabet, vocabulary, and texts
Florida Creek Language:
    Muskogee Creek grammar, dictionary, and online language lessons.
Creek Language Tutor:
    Muskogee Creek pronunciation guide and vocabulary lessons.
    Muskogee Creek orthography and text example.
Hello Oklahoma: Muscogee Creek Tribe:
    Creek language greeting, alphabet, and sample text.
Creek Alphabet:
    Phonological inventory of the Creek language, with a sample text.
Language of the Creeks:
    Creek Indian clan names, a vocabulary list, and a sofki recipe.
Language Museum: Muskogee:
    Bible passage in the Muskogee Creek language.
Bible Verses in Indian Languages: Muskogee * Muskogee Genesis Translation:
    Creek translations of several passages.
Muskogee Language * Muskogee Grammar * Muskogee Orthography * Muskogee Phonology * Maskoke Story Book:
    Muskogee Children's Story * Muskogee Texts * English and Muskokee Dictionary * Muskogee Fable * Seminole Phonics:
    Creek Grammar Book * Muskogee Syntax * Muskogee Book * Creek Legend * Creek Reader * Muskogee Textbook:
    Scanned-in Creek language materials from the Rosetta Project.
Creek Indian Prayers: * Muskogee Hymns:
    Muskogee Creek translation of the Lord's Prayer and other Christian prayers.
House of Languages: Creek:
    Information about Muscogee Creek language usage.
Ethnologue: Muskogee:
    Demographic information about the Muskogee language.
Muskogee Language Tree:
    Theories about Muscogee language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Creek Language Structures:
    Muscogee Creek linguistic profile and academic bibliography.

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Additional Resources, Links, and References

   Lengua Creek:
   Information about the Creek language in Spanish.
  Creek Tribe:
  Creek Indian books.

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