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Tolowa Language (Hawuwut)

Tolowa is an Athabaskan language of Oregon and California. Today Tolowa is only spoken by a few elders, but some young Tolowa people are working to learn their ancestral language again.

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Tolowa Language
Tolowa language samples and resources.

Tolowa Culture and History
Information and links about the Tolowa tribe past and present.

Tolowa Indians Fact Sheet
Our answers to common questions about the lifestyle of Tolowa Indian people.

Tolowa Legends
Introduction to Tolowa mythology.

Tolowa Language Resources

Our Online Tolowa Materials

Tolowa Vocabulary:
     Our list of vocabulary words in the Tolowa language, with comparison to words in other Athabaskan languages.
Tolowa Animal Words:
     Illustrated glossary of animal words in the Tolowa language.

Tolowa Language Lessons and Linguistic Descriptions

Tolowa Bibliography
     Bibliography of materials on the Tolowa language.
House of Languages: Tolowa:
    Information about Tolowa language usage.
Tolowa Language
     Tolowa demographic information from the Ethnologue of Languages.
*Survey of California Indian Languages: Tolowa:
    Profile of the Tolowa language from the University of California at Berkeley.
Linguistic Families of Northern California * Pre-Contact California Tribal Territories:
    Maps showing where in California the Tolowa language is spoken.
Pacific Northwest Language Domains:
    Language map of Tolowa and other Northwest Coast languages of Washington, Oregon and California.
Tolowa Language Tree:
    Theories about Tolowa's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
*West Coast Athapascan Vocabulary:
    Early 20th-century wordlists of Hupa, Tolowa and Tututni.

Tolowa Dictionaries, Audio Tapes and Language Resources
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Now You're Speaking Tolowa
     Tolowa language learning book for sale.

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Links, References, and Additional Information

Tolowa * Wikipedia: Tolowa:
Encyclopedia articles on the Tolowa language.
Lenguas Athabascanas de Oregon:
Information on the Tututni and Tolowa languages in Spanish.
Tolowa links.
Tolowa Tribe:
Tolowa Indian books.

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