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Iowa-Otoe-Missouri Language (Chiwere)
Chiwere is a Siouan language of the Great Plains.
It has three dialects, spoken by the Ioway, Otoe, and Missouria tribes, but only the Ioway dialect has native speakers still living today.
Chiwere Language Ioway-Otoe-Missouri language samples and resources.
Ioway Tribe Culture and History Information and links about the Ioway Indians past and present.
Otoe Tribe Culture and History Information and links about the Otoe Indians past and present.
Missouri Tribe Culture and History Information and links about the Missouri Indians past and present.
Otoe Indian Legends Introduction to Otoe mythology.
Ioway Indians Fact Sheet Our answers to frequently asked questions about the Ioways, their language and culture.
Otoe Indians Fact Sheet Our answers to frequently asked questions about the Otoes, their language and culture.
Missouri Indians Fact Sheet Our answers to frequently asked questions about the Missouris, their language and culture.
Our Chiwere Language Materials
Chiwere Vocabulary (Otoe):
Our list of vocabulary words in the Otoe language, with comparison to words in other Siouan languages.
Chiwere Language Lessons and Linguistic Descriptions
Iowa language materials including vocabulary, language lessons and texts.
On the Ioway, Otoe-Missouria Language
Texts in the Chiwere language including stories, songs, names, and PDF dictionary files.
Hello Oklahoma: Iowa and Otoe-Missouria Tribes:
Ioway language greeting, alphabet, and links.
Ioway-Otoe-Missouria Language Publications
A thorough bibliography on the three dialects of the Chiwere language.
Demographic information about the Ioway-Otoe language.
Chiwere Language Tree Ioway Language Tree Otoe Language Tree Missouria Language Tree:
Theories about Ioway-Otoe's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Oto Language Structures:
Ioway-Otoe linguistic profile and academic bibliography.
Ioway-Otoe Dictionaries, Audio Tapes and Language Resources
Lost Nation: The Ioway:
This documentary about Ioway tribal history, produced in conjunction with both Ioway tribes, has a
full soundtrack of one of the remaining fluent elders speaking in the Báxoje/Ioway language.
Links, References, and Additional Information
Encyclopedia article on the Chiwere language.
La Lengua Oto:
Information about the Otoe language in Spanish.
Chiwere links pages.
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