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General Language Resources

Advocates for Indigenous California Language Survival (AICLS 
Alaska Native Languages Center 
AudioForum.com , offering audio tapes for learning many Native American languages
Chiricahua and Mescalero Apache Texts 
Endangered Language Fund 
Everson Index of sites  with information on standardization of computer support for languages
Everson Typography 
Finding Our Talk , a 48 min. Documentary in Cree with English, French and Inuktitut versions.
Foundation for Endangered Languages 
Grassroots Indigenous Multimedia 
H-AmIndian Indigenous Links including language programs 
I Love Languages 
Indigenous Language Institute 
Language is the Soul of a Nation
International Journal of American Linguistics 
Intertribal Wordpath Society 
Language Magazine , language teaching and learning.
Less Commonly Taught Languages Project 
Linguistic Classification of American Indians 
Living Languages of the World 
MIT Indigenous Language Initiative 
Native Languages of the Americas 
Resources for Endangered Languages 
Revitalizing Indigenous Languages 
Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas 
Stabilizing Indigenous Languages , Gina Cantoni, Editor (Full text of this publication)
Teaching Indigenous Languages 
Terralingua , Partnerships for linguistic & Biological Diversity
Tribal Names: Meanings & Alternative Names 
Unicode Organization 
Universal Declaration of Linguistic Rights 
Why Save a Language? , a film

United States

Iroquois Language and Songs 
Iroquois Language Index  from Chris "Kahon:wes" Deere
Mingo language Preservation 
An online dictionary and lessons in Mingo, an Iroquoian language closely related to Seneca and Cayuga
Ohwejagehka: Ha`degaenage , preserve and nurture the languages, songs and dances
Oneida Indian Language Project 
Cherokee Companion 
Software tools for learning the Cherokee language and syllabary. [Missing 3/2014]
Cherokee language cassettes and books 
Cherokee Language lessons 
Noksi Press 
Proposal for encoding the Cherokee script 
Navajo Sentence Machine 
Sacred Mountains  by George Blueeyes (in Navajo)
Dakota the Silent Way 
Lakota and Dakota Language Resources 
Lakota Language Books and CDs 
Lakota Language Consortium 
Sketch of Lakhota, a Siouan Language , David S. Rood and Allan R. Taylor
   Handbook of North American Indians, Vol.17 (Languages), pp.440-482.


Aboriginal Languages in British Columbia  (PDF)
Aboriginal languages in Ontario and Canada 
First Peoples' Heritage, Language & Culture Council 
Handbook for Aboriginal Language Program Planning  {PDF}
Inuktitut language encoding 
Languages in Canada 
Our World National Film Board of Canada's Native language digital storytelling project [Missing 3/2014]
Proposed pDAM for Unified Canadian Aboriginal Syllabics 
Secwepemc Cultural Education Society Language Dept. 
Yinka Déné Language Institute 
Yukon Native Language Centre 

Latin America

Handbook of Latin American Studies  contains texts in the Aztec and Tlaxcalan languages
Academia de las Lenguas Mayas, Guatemala 
Aymara Uta 
Basic Quechua Lessons 
Centro de Investigaciones Lingüísticas Ricardo L. J. Nardi 
Guarani language 
Kawésqar Language of Chile  in Español
Languages in Venezuela 
Languages of Bolivia 
Languages of Brazil 
Languages of Chile 
Languages of Ecuador 
Languages of Mexico 
Languages of Peru 
Mayan Epigraphic Database Project 
Population of Indigenous Speaking People in México 
Quechua Language 
Yagán Language of Chile  in Español

Other Indigenous Languages

Sámi Test Site 
te reo maori - the Maori Language 

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Taitaduhaan: Western Mono Ways of Speaking,
by Paul V. Kroskrity, Rosalie Bethel, Jennifer F. Reynolds
Univ. Oklahoma Pr.

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