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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 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.
Introduction to Quechan mythology.
Our Online Quechan Language Materials
Our list of vocabulary words in the Quechan/Yuma language.
Quechan Dictionaries, Audio Tapes and Language Resources
Spirit Mountain: An Anthology of Yuman Story and Song
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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.
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.
Yuman Comparative Vocabulary:
Early 20th-century wordlists of Mohave and Yuma words.
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.
Quechan/Yuma Indian books.
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