Northern Pomo language

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Northern Pomo
Native to United States
Region Northern California
Extinct 1994 with the death of Edna Guerrero.
  • Western
    • Northern Pomo
Language codes
ISO 639-3 pej
Glottolog nort2966[1]
The seven Pomoan languages with an indication of their pre-contact distribution within California

Northern Pomo is an extinct Pomoan language formerly spoken around Clear Lake in Lake County, California by the Habematolel Pomo of Upper Lake, one of the several Pomo peoples.

The Northern Pomo language became extinct in 1994 with the death of Edna Guerrero.[citation needed]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Northern Pomo". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Mithun, Marianne. (1999). The languages of Native North America. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-521-23228-7 (hbk); ISBN 0-521-29875-X.
  • O'Connor, Mary Catherine. (1990). Third-person reference in Northern Pomo conversation: The indexing of discourse genre and social relations. International Journal of American Linguistics, 56 (3), 377–409.

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