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Sinkyone is an Athabaskan language of California. Unfortunately there are no native speakers of Sinkyone any longer, though Sinkyone people still live together with Yuki, Cahto, and Maidu Indians on the Round Valley Rancheria.

This page is still under construction--only Cherokee and the Algonquian languages are currently fully completed. In the meantime, here are some links to get you started:

Sinkyone Language Homepage
     Sinkyone alphabet, band names, and place names.
Sinkyone Language
     Sinkyone demographic information from the Ethnologue of Languages.
Sinkyone Bibliography
     Bibliography of materials on the Sinkyone language.
Round Valley Native Indian Tribe
     Official homepage of the California Indian tribe where most Sinkyone people live today.
Athapaskan Placenames of California:
     California place names in Sinkyone, Wailaki, Kato. and Hupa.
     Fact sheet on the Sinkyone Indians from the Four Directions Institute.
Sinkyone Indian History
     Brief article on Sinkyone history.

Additional Resources, Links, and References

Lengua Sinkyone:
Articles on the Sinkyone and other California Athabaskan languages in Spanish.

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