Takelma Language




The Takelma language program strives to unite our Cow Creek Tribal Community & families by making language available to all tribal members in order to strengthen cultural identity.


Check out additional language resources.

Takelma Dictionary

This video teaches how introduce yourself in Takelma. You will learn how to say your name, where you are from, and if you are of the Cow Creek People. This video is for both Tribal and non-Tribal members to use. This is an introduction you can use at Tribal and family gatherings, work meetings or to introduce yourself at any community event.

Takelma Language Books

Check out our e-book version of the books in the links below!

Takelma Language Curriculum

Language Classes are happening now! Click the link below for more information.

Takelma Newsletter Lessons

Looking for the lessons mentioned in a 2022 newsletter? Click the button below!

Takelma Restored Audio


This form will guide you through a Takelma language request. The Cow Creek Tribe Language Program is committed to providing accurate and faithful use of the Takelma language to the Tribe and community and responding to current language needs.


Sign up for a Takelma Language Class

The survey below will help us contact you based on your language interests. You can also email us at

info-education@cowcreek-nsn.gov or call us at (541)-677-5575

Language Class Interest Su

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Phone: 541.677.5575

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