Kickapoo Language

The Kickapoo language is spoken in Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas, and Coahuila, Mexico. Kickapoo is a member of the Central Algonquian Branch of the Algic language family, and is most closely related to the Meskwaki language. More distantly related languages include Shawnee, Myaamia and Potawatomi.

Selected Language Information

Voorhis, Paul H. 1968. Kickapoo Grammar. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press.

Voorhis, Paul H. 1974. Introduction to the Kickapoo Language, Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press.

Voorhis, Paul H. 1988. Kickapoo Vocabulary. Algonquian and Iroquoian linguistics. Vol. 6.

Sample Archival Materials in the Native American Languages Collection


Kickapoo Tribe of Oklahoma

Kickapoo Lessons

Catalogue of Endangered Languages