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Kikiallus Indian Language (Kik-ial-lus)

The Kikiallus Indians are a small Salishan tribe of Washington state, most closely related to the Skagit tribe. Most Kikiallus descendants live together with other Washington Coast tribes on the Swinomish and Tulalip reservations. The Kikiallus were speakers of a Lushootseed Salish dialect. The Kikiallus dialect is no longer spoken today, but some young people have been working to learn the Salish language again.

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Kikiallus Language Resources

Lushootseed Salish Language:
    Our online Lushootseed language resources, including Kikiallus.

Kikiallus Culture and History Links

The Tulalip Tribes * Swinomish Indian Tribal Community:
    Homepages of the two reservations where most Kikiallus people live today.
Wikipedia: Kikiallus Tribe:
    Encyclopedia article on the Kikiallus Indians.

Books for sale on the Kikiallus Indians

A Guide to the Indian Tribes of the Pacific Northwest:
    Book on the history of the Northwest Coast tribes, including a section on the Kikiallus.

Links, References, and Additional Information

Die Kikiallus:
Information about the Kikialluses and their language in German.

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