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Cocopah | Kumeyaay | Piipaash | Yavapai
Alternate forms: Cocopa, Diegueño, Kumiai, Maricopa
Date: circa 1964-1978
Extent: 4 folders
Description: Materials relating to James M. Crawford's interest in and study of the Kumeyaay/Kumiai (formerly Diegueño) language. Items include 2 typed drafts (with pencilled edits) and page proofs of Crawford's review of "A Grammar of Diegueño Nominals" by Larry Paul Gorbet [1978]; and handwritten and typed drafts (with penned edits) and page proofs of Crawford's lengthy and positive review in Lingua of "A Grammar of Diegueño, the Mesa Grande Dialect" by Margaret Langdon [1972]. Both folders containing these review materials are located in Series III-D. Works by Crawford--Other. There is also an undated notebook titled "Diegueño" in Series IV-D. Research Notes & Notebooks--Other, which contains a single half-sheet with a few handwritten lingustic notes. Finally, there are typed drafts, handwritten notes, and some photocopied "homework exercises" in Kumiai in a folder labeled "Proto-Yuman: Reconstructed from Cocopa, Diegueño, Maricopa, and Yavapai" [Jan. 1964] in Series III-C. Works by Crawford--Yuman.
Collection: James M. Crawford Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.66)

Cocopah | Kumeyaay | Kwtsaan
Alternate forms: Cocopa, Diegueño, Ipai, Kumiai, Tipai, Quechan, Yuma
Language(s): Cocopa | English | Kumiai | Quechan
Date: 1917
Subject: Linguistics
Extent: 1 page
Description: The Yuman material in the ACLS consists of two brief, 1-page items. In the "Yuman" section of the finding aid, there is Gifford's "Vocabulary in five Yuman languages" from 1917, which consists of 35 English words, including numerals, with equivalents in "Cocopa, Southern Diegueno, Northern Diegueno, Kamia, and Yuma." Speakers are identified at head of each column. In the "Hokan" section of the finding aid, there is Kroeber's "Hokan compared with various Middle and South American languages," which includes Yuman terms.
Collection: ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) (Mss.497.3.B63c)