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Panamint (Koso, Timbisha Shoshone)
Panamint is a Uto-Aztecan language of California, closely related to
Only a few dozen elders still speak the Panamint language, but some young people are working to keep their ancestral language alive.
Our list of vocabulary words in the Panamint language, with comparison to words in other Uto-Aztecan languages.
Overview of the Timbisha (Panamint) language, with phonological and grammatical information.
House of Languages: Panamint:
Information about Panamint language usage.
Demographic information about Panamint from the Ethnologue of Languages.
Survey of California Indian Languages: Panamint:
Profile of the Panamint language from the University of California at Berkeley.
Panamint Language Tree:
Theories about Panamint's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Tümpisa Shoshone Language Structures:
Timbisha Shoshone linguistic profile and academic bibliography.
Tumpisa (Panamint Shoshone Grammar)
Panamint language book for sale online.
Timbisha Shoshone Tribe
Official homepage of the Timbisha Panamint tribe.
Prehistory and History of the Timbasha Shoshone
Article on Panamint history and anthropology.
Panamint Indian Baskets:
Panamint and other California Indian artwork for sale online. With many photographs.
Overview and links from the Four Directions Institute.
Books for sale on the Panamints
Panamint Shoshone Basketry: An American Art Form
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Illustrated book of Panamint baskets for sale..
Additional Resources, Links, and References
Information about the Shoshone and Panamint languages in Spanish.
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