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Questions about Siouan and Other Native American Languages

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General References

  1. Where can I find out about Native Americans?
  2. Where can I find out about Native American languages?

Orthographies

  1. What is the Lewis & Clark Phonetic Alphabet?
  2. What is NetSiouan?
  3. What is the LaFlesche Orthography?
  4. What is the Dorsey Orthography?

Particular Languages

  1. What are the Siouan languages? 
  2. How can I learn to speak or read a/my Siouan language?
  3. Where can I find information on the Omaha-Ponca language?
  4. Where can I find information on the Ioway-Otoe-Missouria language?
  5. Where can I find information the Dakotan or Sioux language?
  6. How many dialects of Dakota(n) are there, anyway?
  7. What kind of a spelling error is Lakota or Lakhota?
  8. I want to know how to say 'hello', 'goodbye', etc., in ...

Etymologies

  1. What is the origin of the word Nebraska?
  2. What is the origin of the word Sioux?
  3. What is the origin of the word Dakota?
  4. What is the origin of the word Teton?
  5. What is the origin of the word Oglala?
  6. What is the origin of was^i'c^uN, the Dakotan word for 'whiteman'?
  7. What is the meaning of Cheyenne?
  8. What kind of name is Sacagawea/Sacajawea?
  9. What is the origin of the English word squaw?
  10. Is squaw a bad word?
  11. What does Kemosabe mean?
  12. Also, what about Tonto?

Naming

  1. I want to give my child a Native American given name.
  2. I want to give my dog a Native American dog name.
  3. I want to give my RV a Native American name.

 

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