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Opata Language (Eudeve, Heve, Teguima)
Opata was a Uto-Aztecan language of Mexico.
There are no Opata people today who speak the language fluently, but there are still some elders in
Mexico who remember something of their ancestral language.
List of vocabulary words in the Opata/Eudeve language, with comparison to words in other Uto-Aztecan languages.
Grammatical Sketch of the Heve Language
Online text of an 1850's book about the Opata/Eudeve language.
Opata Indian Prayers Lord's Prayer in Teguma Opata Eudeve Prayer:
Translations of Christian prayers into the Opata language.
Demographic information about Opata from the Ethnologue of Languages.
Opata-Eudeve Language Tree:
Theories about Opata's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Eudeve Language Structures:
Eudeve linguistic profile and academic bibliography.
Opata Tribes Research Project
Collection of articles and links on Opata culture, history, and traditions.
Online messageboard for Opata topics, in Spanish and English.
Additional Resources, Links, and References
Lengua Ópata: Pimas y Opatas:
Information about the Opatas and their language in Spanish.
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