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Hokan Language Family
The Hokan languages are spoken in the southwestern and west coast US and in northwestern Mexico (Baja California and Sonora).
The relationships between the different branches of the Hokan language family are tenuous and this grouping is considered hypothetical.
Some linguists have proposed a distant relationship between the Hokan, Muskogean and Siouan languages.
The Hokan languages are generally
considered to include:
River Yuman Languages
Upland Yuman Languages
Western Pomo Languages
Lowland Chontal of Oaxaca
Sierra Chontal of Oaxaca
Our Hokan Language Features
Words in various Hokan languages.
Links to Other Hokan Language Resources
Hokan Language Family:
Ethnologue of Hokan languages.
Overview of the Hokan Indian languages, their history and distribution.
Article on the proposed Hokan Siouan linguistic stock, linking the Hokan language family with Muskogean and Siouan.
Hokan Language Materials Available Offline
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Compilation of linguistics papers on the Hokan language family.
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