Language app: Ho-Chunk (Hoocąk)

The Hoocąk Waaziija Haci Language Division is dedicated to ensuring the Hoocąk language continues to be a “living language”. As a sign of respect to our elders, and the speakers that have come before us, we will continue to speak our language, celebrate our customs, respect the Hoocąk value system […]

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Language app: Chickasaw

Chokma! The Chickasaw Nation presents Chickasaw Language Basic, a Chickasaw language learning application for all Apple mobile devices. Chickasaw Language Basic offers hundreds of Chickasaw words, phrases, songs and videos. Learn the Chickasaw language anytime, anywhere from actual Chickasaw speakers. Features:Hundreds of words and phrases organized by categories, including Alphabet, […]

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Language app: Arikara

The Arikara Cultural Center aims to preserve, promote and maintain Arikara culture. By creating, developing and making available to the Arikara people dynamic activities that are imbued with Arikara culture. Additionally, the Arikara Cultural Center will reinforce and support existing cultural domains. The Arikara Cultural Center hopes to increase knowledge, […]

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Language app: Chemehuevi

Thornton Media, Inc. an American Indian-owned company, has permission from Chairman Darrell Mike to release their Chemehuevi App to the iTunes store. All Language materials remain the property of the Twenty-Nine Palms Band of Mission Indians. We wish this app will help in the revitalization efforts of the Chemehuevi language.

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Language app: Omaha

Omaha Nation Public Schools (UNPS), the Omaha Language Cultural Center (ULCC) & Title VII Department are resources to our children, schools and community. We promote the daily use of spoken Omaha language and participation in our Omaha culture. Omaha Nation Public Schools asked Thornton Media, Inc. to help publish this […]

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Iltyem-iltyem: Sign languages in Central Australia

Iltyem-iltyem is an online resource for sign languages used in Indigenous communities in Central Australia. This site contains several hundred video clips of signs for public view. The project was piloted by members of the sign language team from Ti Tree in Central Australia. This website is for people who […]

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Ioway, Otoe-Missouria Online Dictionary

This dictionary was submitted to the Resources Database by Jimm G. GoodTracks, creator of the Ioway, Otoe-Missouria Language Website. Jimm writes: “This is an expansion of the original 1992 Ioway, Otoe-Missouria Dictionary published via University Colorado, Boulder. It is under on-going expansion into an unabridged encyclopedic dictionary, that includes archaic […]

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Dictionary of the Jaqi languages: Aymara, Jaqaru and Kawki

This dictionary was submitted to the Resources Database by Dr. MJ Hardman (‎Professor of Linguistics and Anthropology at the University of Florida). Dr. MJ Hardman writes: “This is a database driven dictionary of the Jaqi languages – Aymara, Jaqaru and Kawki. It is still under construction. Reference back to the […]

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Tłı̨chǫ Yatıì Online Dictionary

The publication of a preliminary edition of the Dogrib (Tłı̨chǫ Yatıì) Dictionary in 1992 was an important event for the Dogrib Divisional Board of Education. The dictionary coincided with the graduation of the first teachers from the Kw’atindee Bino Community Teacher Education Program in Rae-Edzo and was intended as an […]

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Dictionary of Cook Islands Languages

This is a bilingual dictionary with the meanings of each headword given in English. It can be searched for both English and Cook Islands words. This online dictionary is aimed at providing quick access for learners and speakers of the languages of the Cook Islands. The Cook Islands languages are […]

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Ojibwe People’s Dictionary

The Ojibwe People’s Dictionary is a searchable, talking Ojibwe-English dictionary that features the voices of Ojibwe speakers. It is also a gateway into the Ojibwe collections at the Minnesota Historical Society. Along with detailed Ojibwe language entries and voices, you will find beautiful cultural items, photographs, and excerpts from relevant […]

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Māori Dictionary Project

As well as the words one would expect in a traditional dictionary, Te Aka has encyclopaedic entries including the names of plants and animals (especially native and endemic species), stars, planets and heavenly bodies, important Māori people, key ancestors of traditional narratives, tribal groups and ancestral canoes. Māori names for […]

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P’urhépecha Online Dictionary

This dictionary will be a continuously expanding, online, searchable, and (eventually) trilingual dictionary (P’urhépecha-Spanish-English) that includes early (colonial) and modern (endangered) languages. The dictionary’s databases include fields that support a wide range of orthographies and sources, so that users will most easily be able retrieve a rich array of information, […]

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Mayan Online Dictionary

This dictionary will be a continuously expanding, online, searchable, and (eventually) trilingual dictionary (Mayan-Spanish-English) that includes early (colonial) and modern Mayan (endangered) languages. Currently, our focus is Yucatec Mayan. We hope to add Ch’olan and other Mayan languages, as well, along with glyphic representations of words. The dictionary’s databases include […]

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Mixtec Online Dictionary

This dictionary will be a continuously expanding, online, searchable, and (eventually) trilingual dictionary (Mixtec-Spanish-English) that includes early (colonial) and modern Mixtec (endangered). The dictionary’s databases include fields that support a wide range of orthographies and sources, so that users will most easily be able retrieve a rich array of information, […]

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Nahuatl Online Dictionary

This is a continuously expanding, online, searchable, trilingual dictionary (Nahuatl-Spanish-English) that includes early (colonial) and modern Nahuatl (endangered), of the Uto-Aztecan language family. The dictionary’s databases include fields that support a wide range of orthographies and sources, so that users will most easily be able retrieve a rich array of […]

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Mi’gmaq / Mi’kmaq Online Talking Dictionary

The talking dictionary project is developing an Internet resource for the Mi’gmaq/Mi’kmaq language. Each headword is recorded by a minimum of three speakers. Multiple speakers allow one to hear differences and variations in how a word is pronounced. Each recorded word is used in an accompanying phrase. This permits learners […]

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Cherokee Electronic Dictionary

Critical to the continuing revitalization of the Cherokee language is the need for the development of a “Cherokee Dictionary” of all Cherokee stems, affixes, words and phrases in an easy-to-access electronic computer database. The most important reason for creating an electronic database instead of the typical print dictionary is an […]

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Remo Online Talking Dictionary

The Remo online talking dictionary currently has approximately 4,100 entries and will be uploading more files in the near future. This is the first searchable online record of this important South Munda language of Orissa. The Remo language, also known as Bondo or Remosam, is an Austro-Asiatic language of the […]

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Chamacoco Online Talking Dictionary

The first online resource available in English on Yshyr (Chamacoco), a Zamucoan language spoken in the Paraguayan Chaco. Expansion of the dictionary will also include Spanish search functions. The language Chamacoco is spoken by the Ishir people of the Gran Chaco region of northern Paraguay. Chamacoco, along with Ayoreo, is […]

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Matukar Panau Online Talking Dictionary

The first online resource for the Panau language of Matukar village in Madang Province, Papua New Guinea. Future plans include expanding the number of entries and adding Tok Pisin search functions. There are currently about 430 speakers of Matukar (Harrison, 2009). Although this number includes both young children and experienced […]

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Siletz Dee-ni Online Talking Dictionary

A Talking Dictionary is a bi-lingual dictionary with sound files. For this Siletz dictionary, sound files include both the English and the Siletz, to help make identification of terms easier. How do I use it? You can input terms in either English or Siletz into the search box, and you […]

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Ho Online Talking Dictionary

The Ho-English Online Talking Dictionary is currently under development as a pilot project. When launched, it will support access for a Ho speech community of over 1 million persons who are rapidly gaining access to the internet. It will have English, Devanagari, Oriya and Warang Chiti-literate searchability functions. It is […]

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Tuvan Online Talking Dictionary

The Tuvan-English online talking dictionary is hosted on a Linux server at Swarthmore College with full backup and RAID array redundancy. It is programmed in the MySQL database management system, which support multi-user access. It is a searchable, talking, on-line dictionary with searchability functions for both English (Latin)- and Tuvan […]

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Lakota Dictionary Online

Notes on the current version: “Approximate spelling” and “Consistent spelling” For the Lakota word-search input you can choose between “Approximate spelling” and “Consistent spelling”. Each approach has certain advantages. Approximate spelling This feature enables you to type Lakota words without diacritics and use some of the older and simplified spelling […]

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