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Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas

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Books of interest to members

Cherokee narratives: A linguistic study (Feeling, Pulte & Pulte)

Cherokee narratives: A linguistic study (Feeling, Pulte & Pulte) The stories of the Cherokee people presented here capture in written form tales of history, myth, and legend for readers, speakers, and scholars of the Cherokee language. Assembled by noted authorities on Cherokee, this volume marks an unparalleled contribution to the linguistic analysis, understanding, and preservation […]

Mobilian Trade Language phrasebook and lexicon (Kaufman)

The Mobilian Trade Language (aka Mobilian Jargon) is a Native American pidgin, primarily based on Muskogean languages, that was spoken in the North American Southeast until the 1950s. For centuries, Mobilian Trade Language served as a lingua franca for various indigenous groups (and later Europeans and Africans) that came together for trade and ritual. As […]

Native Literatures of the Americas (U Nebraska Press)

The series showcases the rich literary traditions of the Indigenous peoples of the Americas.  Native Literatures of the Americas primarily publishes collected volumes of newly translated oral literatures and indigenous texts, as well as retranslations of classic texts. Each volume is accompanied by expert commentary and interpretive contextualization of Indigenous literatures. View the books in […]

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