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Yuchi Indian Language (Euchee, Uchi, Yuchee, Tsoyaha)

Yuchi is a language isolate (a language unrelated to any other known language). Some linguists have suggested it might be distantly related to the Siouan languages, but this has not been conclusively confirmed. The Yuchi language is spoken only by a handful of elders today, but some young Yuchis are working to keep their ancestral language alive.

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Yuchi Language
Yuchi language samples and resources.

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

Yuchi Indians Fact Sheet
Our answers to common questions about the Yuchis.

Yuchi Legends
Introduction to Yuchi mythology.

Yuchi Language Resources

Our Online Yuchi Language Materials

Yuchi Vocabulary
     Our list of vocabulary words in the Yuchi language.

Yuchi Dictionaries, Audio Tapes and Language Resources
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Yuchi Indian Histories Before the Removal Era:
    A good ethnography of the Yuchi tribe, including a brief overview of their language.
Native Languages of the Southeastern United States:
    Survey of Southeast Native American languages, with some information about Yuchi.
Native American Indian Dictionaries:
    Yuchi and other American Indian dictionaries and language materials.

Yuchi Language Lessons and Linguistic Descriptions

Yuchi Indian Language * Yuchi Orthography * Yuchi Phonology * Yuchi Grammar * Yuchi Text:
    Yuchi Tales:
    Scanned-in Yuchi language materials from the Rosetta Project.
Preserving the Yuchi Language
     Article on language preservation efforts within the Yuchi tribe.
     Demographic information about Yuchi from the Ethnologue of Languages.
Yuchi Language Tree:
    Theories about Yuchi's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Yuchi Language Structures:
    Yuchi linguistic profile and academic bibliography.
Hello Oklahoma: Yuchi Tribe:
    Yuchi language greeting.

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Links, References, and Additional Information

Wikipedia: Yuchi:
Encyclopedia articles on the Yuchi language.
Lengua Yuchi:
Information on the Yuchi language in Spanish.
Yuchi links.
Yuchi Tribe:
Yuchi Indian books.

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