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Salishan Language Family
The Salishan languages are spoken in the northwestern US and southwestern Canada.
Salish languages include:
Coast Salish Languages
Central Salish Languages
North-Central Salishan Languages
South-Central Salishan Languages
Straits Salishan Languages
Northern Straits Salish (Saanich)
Lushootseed (Puget Sound Salish/Skagit/Snohomish)
Inland Tsamosan Languages
Maritime Tsamosan Languages
Interior Salish Languages
Northern Interior Salishan Languages
Southern Interior Salishan Languages
Nuxalk (Bella Coola)
Our Salishan Language Features
Words in various Salishan languages.
Links to Other Salishan Language Resources
A Family Tree of the Salishan Languages:
Pictorial chart of the Salishan languages and their relationships.
Salishan Language Family:
Ethnologue of Salishan languages.
Overview of the Salishan Indian languages, their history and distribution.
Salishan Language Materials Available Offline
The Salish Language Family:
Comparative syntax and morphology of Salishan languages.
Bibliography Of The Salishan Languages:
Pilling's venerable survey of Salishan linguistic studies.
Salish Languages and Linguistics:
Theoretical and descriptive perspectives.
Culture and History of the Salishan Indians
Mourning Dove: A Salishan Autobiography:
Interesting life story of a Colville Salishan woman, from the American Indian Lives series.
Folk Tales of Salishan and Sahaptin Tribes:
Classic collection of Salishan and Sahaptian legends and oral history.
Tales from the Bitterroot Valley:
A good collection of Salish folk stories from Montana.
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