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The Wukchumni (English pronunciation: /wʌkˈʌmni/) are a Yokuts tribe of California with about 200 members, residing on the Tule River Reservation. 3000 years ago, they broke off from the main Yokuts group and settled in the region of the east fork of the Kaweah River.[1] They spoke a dialect of the Tule-Kaweah Yokuts language, with one remaining speakers as of 2014.[2]


  1. ^ "History of the Living History Community". The Preservation of Mineral King. 18 March 2010. 
  2. ^ ‘Who Speaks Wukchumni?’, New York Times, 19 Aug 2014.