New River Shasta language

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New River Shasta
Native to United States
Region Salmon River, northern California
Ethnicity Shasta
Extinct (date missing)
Hokan ?
  • Shasta–Palaihnihan
Language codes
ISO 639-3 None (mis)
Glottolog newr1237[1]

New River Shasta is an extinct Shastan language formerly spoken in northern California. It may have had only 300 speakers before contact (Kroeber 1925).


  • Mithun, Marianne (1999), The Languages of Native North America, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 
  1. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "New River Shasta". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 

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