Note: I have some preprints of articles available at


Haas, Mary R., and James H. Hill. 2015. Creek (Muskogee) Texts.  Ed. and translated by Jack B. Martin, Margaret McKane Mauldin, and Juanita McGirt. UC Publications in Linguistics. Berkeley: University of California Press.Creek (Muskogee) Texts

Martin, Jack B. 2011. A Grammar of Creek (Muskogee). Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press. (Winner of the LSA’s Leonard Bloomfield Award.)areferencegrammarofcreekmuskogee

Cypress, Carol, and Jack B. Martin. 2006. A Dictionary of Miccosukee (Elaponke). Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum, Seminole Tribe of Florida.

Gouge, Earnest. 2004. Totkv Mocvse / New Fire: Creek Folktales. Edited and translated by Jack B. Martin, Margaret McKane Mauldin, and Juanita McGirt. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press.totkvmocvse

Martin, Jack B., and Margaret McKane Mauldin. 2000. A Dictionary of Creek / Muskogee, with notes on the Florida and Oklahoma Seminole dialects of Creek. Lincoln / London: University of Nebraska Press.CreekDictionary


Gordon, Matthew, Jack B. Martin, and Linda Langley. 2015. Some Phonetic Structures of Koasati. International Journal of American Linguistics 81(1):83-118.

Martin, Jack B. 2010. How to Tell a Creek Story in Five Past Tenses. International Journal of American Linguistics 76(1):43-70.

Martin, Jack B.  2007.  Indigenous Languages, Other.  Pp. 82-85 in Michael Montgomery and Ellen Johnson, eds., The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture, Vol. 5:  Language Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press.

Martin, Jack B., and Pamela Munro. 2005. Proto-Muskogean morphology. Pp. 299-320 in Heather K. Hardy and J. Scancarelli, eds., Native Languages of the Southeastern United States. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.

Martin, Jack B. 2004. Languages. Pp. 68-86 in Handbook of North American Indians. Vol. 14. Southeast. Raymond D. Fogelson, vol. ed. Washington: Smithsonian Institution.

Mauldin, Margaret McKane, Jack B. Martin, and Gloria McCarty. In progress. “Pum Opunvkv, Pun Yvhiketv, Pun Fulletv / Our Language, Our Songs, Our Ways.” Ms., University of Oklahoma.

Martin, Jack B., and Keith Johnson. 2002. An acoustic study of “tonal accent” in Creek. International Journal of American Linguistics 68(1):28-50.

Martin, Jack B., and Margaret McKane Mauldin. 2001. Creek. Facts about the World’s Languages: An Encyclopedia of the World’s Major Languages, Past and Present. Jane Garry and Carl Rubino, eds., 173-176. New York / Dublin: H. W. Wilson.

Johnson, Keith, and Jack B. Martin. 2001. Acoustic vowel reduction in Creek: Effects of distinctive length and position in the word. Phonetica 58:81-102.

Martin, Jack B. 2000. Creek voice: Beyond valency. Changing Valency, ed. by R. M. W. Dixon and Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald, 375-403. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Martin, Jack B. 1999. External possession in Creek. External Possession, ed. by Doris Payne and Immanuel Barshi, 229-250. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins.

Martin, Jack B. 1998. Notes on switch-reference in Creek. Proceedings from the first Workshop on American Indigenous Languages. Santa Barbara Papers in Linguistics, vol. 8. Santa Barbara: UCSB Linguistics Department.

Martin, Jack B., and Margaret Mauldin. 1997. Practical and ethical issues in lexicography: Examples from the Creek dictionary project. 1996 Mid-America Linguistics Conference Papers, ed. by Clifton Pye, 565-573.

Mauldin, Margaret, and Jack B. Martin. 1996. Verbs of wearing in Creek (Muskogee). 1994 Mid-America Linguistics Conference Papers, volume II: 588-597. Lawrence: University of Kansas Department of Linguistics.

Martin, Jack B. 1994. Implications of plural reduplication, infixation, and subtraction for Muskogean subgrouping. Anthropological Linguistics 36:27-55.

Martin, Jack B. 1994. Modeling language contact in the prehistory of the southeastern U.S.Perspectives on the Southeast: Linguistics, Archaeology, and Ethnohistory, ed. by P. Kwachka, 14-24, 143-163. (Southern Anthropological Society Proceedings, 27, M. Helms, Series Editor.) Athens: University of Georgia Press.

Martin, Jack B. 1993. ‘Inalienable possession’ in Creek (and its possible origin). International Journal of American Linguistics 59:443-452.

Broadwell, George Aaron, and Jack B. Martin. 1993. The clitic/agreement split: Asymmetries in Choctaw person marking. Berkeley Linguistics Society 19:1-10. Berkeley: UCB Linguistics Department.

Martin, Jack B. 1991. Lexical and syntactic aspects of Creek causatives. International Journal of American Linguistics 57:194-229.

Martin, Jack B. 1989. Absolutive -wa in Creek. Southwest Journal of Linguistics 9:75-91.

Campbell, Richard, and Jack B. Martin. 1989. Sensation predicates and the syntax of stativity.Proceedings of the Eighth West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics, ed. by E. J. Fee and K. Hunt, 44-55. Stanford, CA: CSLI.

Martin, Jack B. 1988. Subtractive morphology as dissociation. Proceedings of the Seventh West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics, ed. by H. Borer, 229-240. Stanford, CA: CSLI.

Martin, Jack B. 1987. Agreement in Creek and the theory of inflection, Proceedings of the NELS 17 Conference, 443-65.

Martin, Jack B. 1986. The ECP and indeterminates in Japanese, Journal of Asian Culture 9:36-51. Los Angeles: UCLA.

Martin, Jack B. 1991. The Determination of Grammatical Relations in Syntax. (UCLA Dissertations in Linguistics, 4.) Los Angeles: Linguistics Department, UCLA.

Martin, Jack B. 1989. Underlying nasals in Crow, Hidatsa, and Proto-Missouri River (Siouan). Kansas Working Papers in Linguistics 14:57-67, ed. by J.-S. Ok and M. Taneri. University of Kansas: Linguistics Graduate Student Association.

Martin, Jack B. 1987. Vowel lengthening in Hitchiti and Mikasuki and its relation to Proto-Muskogean metrical structure. Muskogean Linguistics, ed. by P. Munro, 111-118. (UCLA Occasional Papers in Linguistics, 6.) Los Angeles: UCLA Linguistics Department.