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Hitchiti Indian Language

Hitchiti was a Muskogean language of the American Southeast, which today is no longer spoken. It was very closely related to the still-living Miccosukee language, and some linguists consider the two to be dialects of a single Hitchiti-Mikasuki language. Like other Muskogean languages, Hitchiti was a language with morphologically complex verbs and SOV word order.

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˜Our Hitchiti Language Materials

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

Other Hitchiti Language Materials

House of Languages: Hitchiti:
    Information about Hitchiti language usage.
Ethnologue: Mikasuki-Hitchiti:
     Demographic information about the Miccosukee and Hitchiti languages.
Hitchiti Language Tree:
    Theories about Hitchiti's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Mikasuki-Hitchiti Language Structures:
    Mikasuki and Hitchiti linguistic profile and academic bibliography.

Hitchiti Culture and History Links

Seminole Tribe of Florida: * Seminole Nation of Oklahoma:
    Homepages of the Seminole tribes, where many Mikasuki and Hitchiti people live today.
Georgia Indian Map:
    Tribal maps showing the original territory of the Hitchiti Indians and their neighbors.
Hitchiti Indian Tribe
     History and genealogy of the Hitchiti Indians.
Hitchiti Legends:
    Collection of Hitchiti Indian legends and folktales.
Myths and Tales of the Southeastern Indians:
    Online book of Natchez, Hitchiti, and Creek Indian mythology.
Chief Osceola
     Biographical article on the Seminole leader.
Four Directions: Hitchiti
     Links and historical timeline for the Hitchiti tribe.

Books for sale on the Hitchitis
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Creation Myths and Legends of the Creek Indians
     Collection of mythology from the Muskogee, Choctaw, Yuchi and Hitchiti tribes.

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Additional Resources, Links, and References

  Wikipedia: Hitchiti:
  Encyclopedia articles on the Hitchiti Indians.
  Lengua Hitchiti * Los Hitchiti:
  Information on the Hitchiti people and their language in Spanish.

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