Wailaki language

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Wailaki
Eel River
Native to USA
Region California
Ethnicity Eel River Athapaskans
Dialects
  • Sinkyone
  • Wailaki
  • Nongatl
  • Lassik
Language codes
ISO 639-3 wlk
Glottolog wail1244[1]

Wailaki, also known as Eel River, is a coming back Athabaskan language spoken by the people of the Round Valley Reservation of northern California, one of four languages belonging to the California Athabaskan cluster of the Pacific Coast Athabaskan languages. Dialect clusters reflect the four Wailaki-speaking peoples, the Sinkyone, Wailaki, Nongatl, and Lassik, of the Eel River confederation.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Wailaki". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  • Goddard, Pliny. Wailaki Texts. International Journal of American Linguistics, Vol. 2, No. 3/4 (Jan., 1923), pp. 77–135
  • Seaburg, William. A Wailaki (Athapaskan) Text with Comparative Notes. International Journal of American Linguistics, Vol. 43, No. 4 (Oct., 1977), pp. 327–332

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