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Columbian Indian Language (Columbia, Wenatchee)
Columbia-Wenatchee is a
Salishan language of Washington state.
Only a few dozen Wenatchee and Columbian Indians still speak the Columbia language natively, but some young people are working
to keep their ancestral language alive.
Columbian Language Columbian language samples and resources.
Columbian Tribe Culture and History Information and links about the Columbian Indians past and present.
Columbian Indian Legends Introduction to Columbian mythology.
Our Columbian Language Materials
Columbia-Wenatchee Indian Vocabulary:
Our list of vocabulary words in Sinkiuse and Wenachee Columbian, with comparison to words in other Salishan languages.
Columbian Language Lessons and Linguistic Descriptions
Demographic information about the Columbian language from the Ethnologue of Languages.
Moses Columbia Language Tree:
Theories about Columbia's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Columbia-Wenatchi Language Structures:
Columbia-Wenatchi linguistic profile and academic bibliography.
Information on the Columbia-Wenatchi language including a language map of the Great Basin. Page in Spanish.
Links, References, and Additional Information
Wikipedia: Columbia-Moses language:
Encyclopedia articles on the Columbia language.
Columbia and Wenatchi Indian books.
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