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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.

˜Opata Language Resources

Opata Vocabulary
     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.
Opata Language
     Demographic information about Opata from the Ethnologue of Languages.

˜Opata Culture and History Links

Opata Tribes Research Project
     Collection of articles and links on Opata culture, history, and traditions.
Opatas Unidas
     Online messageboard for Opata topics, in Spanish and English.



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