Wallace Chafe

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Publications on Caddo and the Caddoan Languages

1976.   The Caddoan, Iroquoian, and Siouan Languages. The Hague: Mouton.


1977.   Caddo Texts. In Douglas R. Parks (ed.), Caddoan Texts, 27-43.­ International Journal of American Linguistics, Native American Text Series 2, No. 1.


1979.   Caddoan. In Lyle Campbell and Marianne Mithun (eds.), The Languages of Native America: Historical and Comparative Assessment, 213-235. Austin: University of Texas Press.


1983.   The Caddo Language, its Relatives, and its Neighbors. In James S. Thayer (ed.), North American Indians: Humanistic Perspectives, 243-250. University of Oklahoma Papers in Anthropology, Vol. 24, No. 2.


1990.   Uses of the Defocusing Pronominal Prefixes in Caddo. Anthropological Linguistics 32: 57-68.


1993.   Caddo Names in the de Soto Documents. In Gloria A. Young and Michael P. Hoffman (eds.), The Expedition of Hernando de Soto West of the Mississippi, 1541-1543: Proceedings of the de Soto Symposia 1988 and 1990, 222-226. Fayetteville, Arkansas: The University of Arkansas Press.


1995.   The Realis-Irrealis Distinction in Caddo, the Northern Iroquoian Languages, and English. In Joan Bybee and Suzanne Fleischman (eds.), Modality in Grammar and Discourse, 349-365. Amsterdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins.


A Note on the Caddo Language.  In Cecile Elkins Carter, Caddo Indians: Where We Come From, 1-2. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press.


1997.  Introduction to George A. Dorsey, Traditions of the Caddo, vii-xxiv. Reprinted by the University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE.


2005.  Caddo. In Heather K. Hardy and Janine Scancarelli (eds.), The Native Languages of the Southeastern United States, 323-350. The University of Nebraska Press.

            Tsa Ch’ayah: How the Turtle Got Its Squares. A Traditional Caddo Indian Children’s Story. Philadelphia: Xlibris Corporation.

 2007.  Caddo. In Michael Montgomery and Ellen Johnson (eds.), The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture, 47-48. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press.   

In press.

            The History and Geography of the Caddo Language. Language Variety in the South (LAVIS) III. The University of Alabama Press.