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Kahi Languages (Northern Hokan)

Kahi (also Northern Hokan) is a linguistics term used to refer to several Northern California tribes and their languages, which many linguists consider to make up a subgroup of the Hokan language family.
Kahi languages are usually considered to include Karuk, Achumawi, Atsugewi, Shasta, and possibly Chimariko. None of these languages are closely related and the relationships between them are not agreed upon by all linguists.


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Kahi Resources

Here are links to our webpages about the Kahi languages and cultures:
 Atsugewi language
 Achumawi language
 Karuk language
 Shasta language
 Chimariko language
 Native American Indians of California

Books about the Kahi Indians

Here are a few good books about the Kahi tribes:
 Annikadel: The History of the Universe as Told by the Achumawi Indians
 The Morning The Sun Went Down
 Surviving Through the Days



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