The Meskwaki language shares similar characteristics with the Algonquian language, offering richly complex meanings and beautiful sounds. This map by Driver and Massey illustrates where the various language groups appeared in North America.
This lesson explains how to read and speak Meskwaki by first learning the Alphabet.
Here is a list of Useful Words and Phrases or listen to Numbers.
Listen to Meskwaki words for Weather, Animals, or Clan names.
The textbook used by Meskwaki children includes an excerpt from the Autobiography of a Fox Woman with both the English translation and the Meskwaki words. There are three pages of text to study.
The textbook features another story, They Who Chase After the Bear, with both the English translation and the Meskwaki words.
Learn more about the Algonquian-speaking tribes.