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Serrano Indian Language

Serrano is a Uto-Aztecan language of Southern California.
Sadly, the last fluent speaker of Serrano has passed on, but there are younger Serrano people who still know some of their ancestral tongue.

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Serrano Language Resources

Serrano Vocabulary
     Our list of vocabulary words in the Serrano language, with comparison to words in other Uto-Aztecan languages.
Saving the Serrano tongue * Trying to Save the Serrano Language
     Articles about Serrano language revival.
Serrano Prayers:
    Serrano translation of the Lord's Prayer.
Ethnologue: Serrano:
    Demographic information about the Serrano language.
*Survey of California Indian Languages: Serrano:
    Profile of the Serrano language from the University of California at Berkeley.
Serrano Language Tree:
    Theories about Serrano's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Serrano Language Structures:
    Serrano linguistic profile and academic bibliography.

Serrano Culture and History Links

Serrano Indian Tribe
     Some history of the Serrano Indians.
The Serrano Indians
     Serrano history and culture.
Serrano Legends:
    Collection of Serrano Indian legends and folktales.
Serrano Authors:
    Serrano writers, their lives and work.
Serrano Indian People
     Profile and historical timeline of the California tribe.

Books for sale on the Serranos
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Serrano Songs and Stories
     Book of Serrano folklore and traditional songs for sale.

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Additional Resources, Links, and References

   Lengua Serrano:
   Information about the Serrano language in Spanish.

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