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Zapotec
Date: 1970
Extent: 230 pages
Description: From 1968-1970, the anthropologist Robert E. MacLaury conducted fieldwork on Zapotec (Oto-Manguean) language and ethnography at Santa Maria Ayoquesco de Aldama, Oaxaca. His masters thesis based on that research, "Ayoquesco Zapotec: Ethnography, Phonology, and Lexicon," was accepted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for a master's degree in anthropology at the University of the Americas in 1970. Includes eighty black and white photocopy photographs of Zapotec Indians in Santa Maria Ayoquezco de Aldama, Oaxaca, Mexico from 1968-1970. Taken by MacLaury while conducting fieldwork for his thesis, the images reflect the social life and customs of the people, including clothing, utensils, daily activities and dwellings. See finding aid for related material.
Collection: Ayoquesco Zapotec (Mss.497.4.M22)

Chinantec
Alternate forms: Chinanteco, Yolox, Yetla
Date: 1916, 1922, 1939, 1940, 1942
Extent: 80 pages; 334 cards
Description: The Chinanteco material in the ACLS collections are primarily found in the "Chinanteco" section of the finding aid. Two items are stories ("El perrito de Teotitlan" and "Cuento del pescador") recorded by Jaime de Angulo, with Spanish and English translation. Another item is a 64-word Spanish-Chinantec vocabulary recorded by Norman McQuown. Two items in the "Mexico" section of the finding aid contain comparative vocabularies that include Chinantec, as does two items in the "Mixtec" section (variety of Mixtec unidentified), and "Zapotecan texts" in the "Zapotec" section. Yolox and Yetla varieties of Chinantec are identified. The existence of other varieties in the material is undetermined.
Collection: ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) (Mss.497.3.B63c)

Chocho
Alternate forms: Chocholteco, Chochotec, Chochon, Ngigua, Ngiwa
Language(s): Chocholtec | English
Date: 1922-1923, 1939
Contributor: Angulo, Jaime de
Type:Text
Extent: 47 pages
Description: The Chocho materials in the ACLS collection consist of one item in the "Chocho" section of the finding aid, which includes a grammatical sketch and text, "Cuento del perrito." Includes tones, verbs, verb lists, and paradigms. One items in the "Mexico" section of the finding aid contains comparative vocabularies that include Chocho, as does one item in the "Mixtec" section (variety of Mixtec unidentified), and "Estudio gramatical" in the "Zapotec" section.
Collection: ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) (Mss.497.3.B63c)

Chontal
Alternate forms: Tequistlatec, Tequistlateco
Language(s): English | Spanish | Tequistlateco
Type:Text
Genre: Grammars
Extent: 24 pages
Description: The Chontal materials in the ACLS collection consist of one item in the "Chontal" section of the finding aid, "Cuento y frases en idioma Chontal (Tequistlateco)." This item is in Tequistlatec, Spanish and English, and includes a grammatical sketch, 11 phrases with notes, and 1 text, "El Cuento del Perrito," given by Doña Carmen de Garrida of the village of Tequisistlán.
Collection: ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) (Mss.497.3.B63c)

Chontal
Date: circa 1925-1950
Type:Text
Genre: Notes | Essays
Extent: 2 folders
Description: Two items relating to the Chontal language of Oaxaca, Mexico have been identified in the C. F. Voegelin Papers. They are both in Subcollection I, and consist of Viola Waterhouse's essay "Oaxaca Chontal Phonemes" in Series IV. Works by Others; and a Chontal folder of mostly typed linguistic notes regarding nouns, phonemes, and morphemes in Series V. Research Notes, Subseries V-A: Language Notes. A version of Waterhouse's article was published in the International Journal of American Linguistics 16(1):35-39, 1950.
Collection: C. F. Voegelin Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.68)

Cora | Huichol
Alternate forms: Náayarite, Wixáritari
Language(s): English
Date: 1933-1935
Type:Text
Extent: 100+ pages, 3 folders
Description: The Cora and Huichol materials in the Elsie Clews Parsons papers consist of one folder, "Notes on parallels between Cora-Huichol and the Pueblo" (item 37) in Subcollection I, Series II, "Notes, manuscripts, etc."; a manuscript of the same titie in Subcollection II, Series III, "Lectures and Manuscripts"; and "Cora/Huichol notes" in Subcollection II, Series IV, "Research Notes". Additional relevant material may appear in correspondence folders.
Collection: Elsie Clews Parsons papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.29)

Chontal, Highland
Date: 1971
Extent: 1 sound tape reel (1 hr., 3 min.) : DIGITIZED
Description: The Highland Chontal material in James Crawford's "Recordings of Native American languages" collection consist of recordings in "Series 6: Chontal" that are readings of entries from Paul R. Turner and Shirley Turner's "Dictionary: Chontal to Spanish-English, Spanish to Chontal." (NOTE: This material has been digitized and can be accessed online for free by users not physically at the APS Library through a login and password. Please see our Audio Access Page for information on how to request these materials.)
Collection: James Crawford Recordings of Native American languages (Mss.Rec.184)

Huave
Date: 1932-1952
Type:Text
Extent: 91 pages
Description: The Huave materials in the ACLS collection consist of a dictionary based on texts by Paul Radin in 1912-1913. Additions were made from Milton and Clara Warkentin and by Radin some time after 1952. The microfilm copy of these materials was made before the revisions. This materials can be located in the "Huave" section of the finding aid.
Collection: ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) (Mss.497.3.B63c)

Mazatec
Date: 1969, 1971
Contributor: Kirk, Paul L.
Type:Text
Genre: Essays
Extent: 9 pages
Description: The Mazatec materials in the Phillips Fund collection consist of 1 item. Materials in this collection are listed alphabetically by last name of author. See materials listed under Kirk.
Collection: Phillips Fund for Native American Research Collection (Mss.497.3.Am4)

Mixe
Alternate forms: Ayüükjä'äy
Date: 1912-1929
Type:Text
Extent: 1 folder, 800 word slips
Description: The Mixe materials in the Paul Radin papers consist of two items. In Series VIII, there is one folder consisting of texts with some interlinear translation, a few pages of grammatical notes, and a word list of San Juan Juquila Mixe. In Series VI, there is a Totontepec Mixe-Spanish lexicon with other unidentified languages.
Collection: Paul Radin papers (Mss.497.3.R114)