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Oneida Indian Language
Oneida is an Iroquoian language of the Northeast Woodlands.
Today the Oneida language is spoken by about 200 people in southern Ontario, New York state, and part of Wisconsin.
Most Oneida speakers are elders, but some young people are working to keep their ancestral language alive.
Oneida language samples and resources.
Related links about the Oneida tribe past and present.
Our answers to common questions about the lifestyle of the Oneida Indian tribe.
Our Online Oneida Materials
List of vocabulary words in the Oneida language, with comparison to words in other Iroquoian languages.
Oneida Pronunciation Guide:
How to pronounce Oneida words.
Oneida Facts for Kids:
Fact sheet on Oneida Indian lifestyle in the past and today for kids and other students.
Oneida Animal Words:
Illustrated glossary of animal words in the Oneida language.
Oneida Body Parts:
Online and printable worksheets showing parts of the body in the Oneida language.
Worksheet showing color words in the Oneida language.
Oneida Language Lessons and Linguistic Descriptions
Oneida Language Project:
Soundfiles of spoken Oneida from the Oneida Nation.
Oneida Language Revitalization Program:
Online language lessons and information about ongoing language revival.
Oneida Language and Culture:
Pictures, vocabulary and links from the Oneida Community Library System.
Oneida Writing System Onyota'a:ka:
Oneida orthography and text example.
Oneida Linguistic Description:
Scanned-in Oneida language texts from the Rosetta Project.
Oneida Dictionaries, Audio Tapes and Language Resources
Schoolcraft's Vocabulary of Oneida:
Small Oneida dictionary for sale (from 1845).
Comprehensive Oneida dictionary for sale (modern and thorough but expensive).
The Oneida Creation Story:
Traditional Iroquois mythology as told in the Oneida language, with English translation and commentary.
The Oneida Indian Journey:
History of the Oneida tribe's forced migration from New York to Wisconsin.
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