Dr. Blair A. Rudes has conducted linguistic and ethnographic work with members of the Tuscarora Nation of Indians in New York State since the early 1970s. In 1987 he published with Dorothy Crouse, a Tuscarora and historian, a two-volume collection of texts in Tuscarora and English entitled The Tuscarora Legacy of J.N.B. Hewitt: Materials for the Study of the Tuscarora Language and Culture. He is presently completing a dictionary of the Tuscarora language. Dr. Rudes received his doctorate in linguistics from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1976.
Rudes, Blair A.. "Etymology of Tuscarora." Maine History 37, 3 (1998): 94-97. https://digitalcommons.library.umaine.edu/mainehistoryjournal/vol37/iss3/8