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Osage Indian Language (Wazhazhe)

Osage is a Siouan language of the Southern Plains. Only a handful of elders still speak the Osage language today, but some young people are trying to learn their native language again.





Osage Language
Osage language samples and resources.

Osage Nation Culture and History
Information and links about the Osage tribe past and present.

Osage Legends
Introduction to Osage mythology.

Osage Indians Fact Sheet
Our answers to frequently asked questions about the Osages, their language and culture.



Osage Language Resources

Our Online Osage Language Materials

Osage Vocabulary
     Our list of vocabulary words in the Osage language, with comparison to words in other Siouan languages.
Osage Pronunciation Guide:
    How to pronounce Osage words.
Osage Animal Words:
    Illustrated glossary of animal words in the Osage language.

Osage Dictionaries, Audio Tapes and Language Resources

Osage Grammar
     Osage language book for sale.
Native Language Dictionaries:
    Oneida and other American Indian dictionaries and language materials for sale.

Osage Language Lessons and Linguistic Descriptions

Osage Language
     Some Osage words and phrases.
Hello Oklahoma: Osage Tribe:
    Osage alphabet, greeting, and sample text.
Osage Indian Language * Osage Orthography * Osage Texts:
    Scanned-in Osage language materials from the Rosetta Project.
Osage Prayers:
    Osage translation of the Lord's Prayer and other Christian prayers.
Language Museum: Osage * Osage Genesis Translation
    Bible passages in the Osage language.
Ethnologue: Osage:
    Demographic information about the Osage language.
Osage Language Tree:
    Theories about Osage's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Osage Language Structures:
    Osage linguistic profile and academic bibliography.

Links, References, and Additional Information

Dhegiha Languages:
Encyclopedia article on Osage and other Dhegiha Siouan languages.
Lengua Osage:
Information about the Osage language in Spanish.
Osage Tribe * Osages * Osage Indians:
Osage links.
  Osage Tribe:
  Osage Indian books.



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