Northern Sierra Miwok

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Northern Sierra Miwok
Native to United States
Region California
Ethnicity Sierra Miwok
Extinct (6 speakers reported in 1994)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 nsq
Glottolog nort2968[2]

Northern Sierra Miwok (also called Sacian) is a Miwok language spoken in California, in the upper Mokelumne and Calaveras valleys.[1]


  1. ^ a b Northern Sierra Miwok at Ethnologue (16th ed., 2009)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Northern Sierra Miwok". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  • Callaghan, Catherine A. 1987. Northern Sierra Miwok dictionary. Berkeley: University of California Press.
  • Freeland, L. S. 1951. Language of the Sierra Miwok. (Publications in Anthropology and Linguistics, Memoir 6.) Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press.
  • Golla, Victor. 2011. California Indian languages. Berkeley: University of California Press.
  • Northern Miwok Indians. "Rodriguez-Nieto Guide" Sound Recordings (California Indian Library Collections), LA007, LA140. Berkeley: California Indian Library Collections, 1993. "Sound recordings reproduced from the Language Archive sound recordings at the Language Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley".

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