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Wappo is a language isolate (a language unrelated to any other known living language) spoken in central California. Some linguists have suggested it may be
related to Yuki. Language loss has been especially
severe in California, where enslavement and violence against Indian peoples were not actively discouraged, and today only a few elders still speak the
Wappo language, although some younger Wappos are working to revive its use.
Wappo Language Wappo language samples and resources.
Wappo Culture and History Information and links about the Wappo tribe past and present.
Wappo Legends Introduction to Wappo mythology.
Our Online Wappo Materials
Our list of vocabulary words in the Wappo language, with comparison to words in Yuki.
Wappo Language Lessons and Linguistic Descriptions
Wappo Indian Language Wappo Phonology Wappo Grammar Wappo Texts Wappo Story:
Scanned-in Wappo language materials from the Rosetta Project.
Learn to Speak Wappo
Vocabulary list from the Wappo Indian language.
House of Languages: Wappo:
Information about Wappo language usage.
Demographic information about the Wappo language from the Ethnologue of Languages.
Survey of California Indian Languages: Wappo:
Profile of the Wappo language from the University of California at Berkeley.
Wappo Language Tree:
Theories about Wappo's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Wappo Language Structures:
Wappo linguistic profile and academic bibliography.
Links, References, and Additional Information
Encyclopedia articles on the Wappo language.
Information on the Yuki and Wappo languages in Spanish.
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