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Pawnee Indian Language

Pawnee is a Caddoan language of the Great Plains, spoken by fewer than a hundred native people in Oklahoma. Though the language has been in decline, today some young Pawnees are trying to revive their ancestral language again.

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Pawnee Language
Pawnee language samples and resources.

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

Pawnee Legends
Introduction to Pawnee mythology.

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

Pawnee Language Resources

Our Online Pawnee Language Materials

Pawnee Vocabulary:
     Our list of vocabulary words in the Pawnee language, with comparison to words in other Caddoan languages.
Pawnee Pronunciation Guide:
    How to pronounce Pawnee words.
Pawnee Animal Words:
    Illustrated glossary of animal words in the Pawnee language.
Pawnee Body Parts:
    Online and printable worksheets showing parts of the body in Pawnee.
Pawnee Colors:
    Worksheet showing color words in Pawnee.
Pawnee Numbers:
    Worksheet showing how to count in Pawnee.

Pawnee Dictionaries, Audio Tapes and Language Resources
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Caddoan Texts:
    A collection of legends and stories in Pawnee and related languages, with English translation.
Native Language Dictionaries:
    Pawnee and other American Indian dictionaries and language materials for sale.

Pawnee Language Lessons and Linguistic Descriptions

Pawnee Language Program
     Educational project providing Pawnee language learning materials.
Pawnee Nation: Language
     Information from the Pawnee tribe about their ongoing language initiatives.
Hello Oklahoma: Pawnee Tribe:
    Pawnee alphabet, greeting, and sample text.
Pawnee Indian Language * Pawnee Orthography * Pawnee Phonology * Caddoan Texts * Pawnee Story:
    Scanned-in Pawnee language materials from the Rosetta Project.
Wikipedia: Pawnee
     Article on the Pawnee language including a linguistic map and a phonological inventory.
House of Languages: Pawnee:
    Information about Pawnee language usage.
Pawnee Language:
     Demographic information on Pawnee from the Ethnologue of Languages.
Pawnee Language Tree:
    Theories about Pawnee's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Pawnee Language Structures:
    Pawnee linguistic profile and academic bibliography.

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Links, References, and Additional Information

Pawnee Language:
Encyclopedia articles on the Pawnee Indian language.
Lengua Pawnee:
Information about the Pawnee language in Spanish.
Pawnee Tribe * Pawnees: * Pawnee Indians:
Pawnee links.
Pawnee Tribe:
  Pawnee Indian books.

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