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Klickitat Indian Language

The Klickitat Indians are a tribe of Washington state, relatives of the Yakama Indians and speakers of a Yakama dialect. The Klickitat do not exist as a separate tribal entity today. The Klickitat tribe merged together with the Yakama tribe, and most Klickitat descendants live on the Yakama and Grand Ronde reservations today.

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Klickitat Language Links

MultiTree: Klickitat Dialect:
    Theories about Klickitat's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Yakama Language:
    Our resources about the Yakama language (including Klickitat.)

Klickitat Culture and History Links

The Yakama Nation * The Grand Ronde Confederation:
    Homepages of the two reservations where most Klickitat people live today.
Klickitat Tribe History:
    Article on the Klickitat tribe from the Handbook of American Indians.
Klickitat People:
    Wikipedia article on the Klickitat Indians.
Lewis and Clark: The Klickitat:
    Information about interactions between the Klickitat tribe and the Lewis and Clark expedition.
Four Directions: Klikitat:
    Timeline and links about Klickitat history.

Books for sale on the Klickitat Indians
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The Heritage of Klickitat Basketry:
    Book on traditional Klickitat basket art.
A Guide to the Indian Tribes of the Pacific Northwest:
    Book on the history of the Northwest Coast tribes, including a section on the Klickitat.
Living in the Great Circle: The Grand Ronde Indian Reservation 1855-1905:
    History of the Grand Ronde tribes.

Links, References, and Additional Information

Familia Penutiana: Los Sahaptin:
Information about the Klickitats and their language in Spanish.
Klikitat Tribe:
Klikitat links pages.

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