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Klallam Language (Clallam, S'Klallam)

Klallam is a Salishan language of British Columbia and Washington state. Only a few elders still speak the Klallam language natively, but some young people are working to keep their ancestral language alive.





Klallam Language
Klallam language samples and resources.

Klallam Culture and History
Information and links about the S'Klallam tribe past and present.

Klallam Legends
Introduction to Klallam mythology.



Klallam Language Resources

Our Online Klallam Materials

Klallam Words
     Our list of vocabulary words in the Klallam language.

Klallam Language Lessons and Linguistic Descriptions

Nəxwsƛ̕ay̕əmúcən
     Excellent collection of Klallam materials including vocabulary, soundfiles, and texts.
Klallam
     Salish fonts for free download. Also S'Klallam placenames and pronunciation guide.
Klallam Alphabet:
    Phonological inventory of the Klallam language, with a sample text.
Northwest Tribe Struggles to Revive Its Language
     Article on Klallam language revival efforts.
Clallam
     Demographic information about the Clallam language from the Ethnologue of Languages.
Pacific Northwest Language Domains:
     Language map of Klallam and other Northwest Coast languages of Washington, Oregon and California.
Klallam Language Tree:
    Theories about Klallam's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Clallam Language Structures:
    Klallam linguistic profile and academic bibliography.

Links, References, and Additional Information

Klallam Language:
Encyclopedia articles on the Klallam Indian language.
Klallam:
Klallam links.
Lengua Klallam:
Articles on the Klallam language in Spanish.



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