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Quechan/Yuma Indian Language
Quechan, usually known as Yuma, is a Hokan language of California,
spoken by about 300 Quechan Indians there. Most Quechan speakers are elders, but some young people are working to keep their ancestral language alive.
Quechan Language Quechan language samples and resources.
Quechan Culture and History Information and links about the Quechan tribe past and present.
Quechan Indians Fact Sheet Our answers to common questions about the Quechans.
Quechan Legends Introduction to Quechan mythology.
Our Online Quechan Materials
Our list of vocabulary words in the Quechan/Yuma language.
Quechan Language Lessons and Linguistic Descriptions
Quechan Indian Language Quechan Grammar Quechan Texts:
Scanned-in Quechan language materials from the Rosetta Project.
Demographic information about the Quechan/Yuma language.
Survey of California Indian Languages: Quechan:
Profile of the Quechan language from the University of California at Berkeley.
Quechan Language Tree:
Theories about Quechan's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Quechan Language Structures:
Quechan linguistic profile and academic bibliography.
Quechan Dictionaries, Audio Tapes and Language Resources
Spirit Mountain: An Anthology of Yuman Story and Song
Collection of Yuman traditional songs and stories in Quechan and English for sale. With linguistic notes.
Indian Language Dictionaries:
Quechan and other American Indian dictionaries and language materials for sale.
Links, References, and Additional Information
Encyclopedia articles on Quechan.
Lengua Quechan Lengua Yuma:
Information about the Yuma language in Spanish.
Quechan Tribe Quechan:
Yuma/Quechan links pages.
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