Edward S. Curtis. “Chaíwa. Tewa, Profile,”
from The North American Indian, Vol. XII,
The Hopi, 1922. Photogravure.
Native American Language Dictionaries
Cornell's Native American collection includes a significant concentration of native language dictionaries, documenting the development of dozens of languages. In 2009 Cornell University Library selected and digitized 91 of these dictionaries. You may search or browse the collection by title, author, or language.
An online modern dictionary of the Mohegan language:
The Native American Collection also contains unpublished manuscripts and archival collections which are described in online finding aids.
- Constance Goddard Du Bois Papers
- Edward H. Davis Papers
- Hemenway Southwestern Archaeological Expedition Papers
- Hendricks-Hodge Archaeological Expedition Field Notes
- Joseph Keppler Iroquois Papers
- Warner D. Miller Papers
- Clarence B. Moore Field Notes
- Stockbridge Indian Papers
- William Wallace Tooker Papers
- Wabanaki Indian Collection
- Fidelia Fielding Diaries (full text)
Portions of the collection are highlighted in the online exhibition Vanished Worlds, Enduring People: Cornell University Library's Native American Collection