Tonkawa Language

Tonkawa is a language unrelated to any other known language.

Tonkawa Book References:

The Tonkawa People: A Tribal History from the Earliest Times to 1893
Deborah Newlin
The Museum Journal XXI 1982

Texas Journal of Science
Andre Sjoberg

Indians of Texas
W.W. Newcomb Jr.
UT Press

Tonkawa Language References:

Tonkawa: An Indian Language of Texas. In Handbook of American Indian Languages
Vol. 3. Boas, Franz (ed.)
New York: Columbia University
Harry Hoijer

Linguistic Structures of Native America
Tonkawa - Harry Hoijer et al. 289-311
Harry Hoijer

An Analytical Dictionary of the Tonkawa Language
Publications in Linguistics 5
Berkeley, CA: University of California
Harry Hoijer

Publications in Linguistics 73
Tonkawa Texts
Berkeley, CA: University of California
Harry Hoijer

Helpful Learning Tools:

Coloring Book
Language Booklet - "Beginning to Learn Tonkawa"
Lesson 1
Tonkawa Night Story - "The Young Man Who Became a Shaman"