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Synonyms for Wakashan

a member of one of the peoples in British Columbia and Washington who speak the Wakashan language

a family of North American Indian languages of British Columbia and Washington

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(10.) Among the very few cases where they do, are pharyngealization in Nootka (language 730 in Maddieson's survey, Wakashan, Northern Amerindian), which occurs on the glottal stop only, and labialization in Kabardian (911, Caucasian, "other families").
The "keepers of the language" should be the language family - Algonquin, Athapaskan, Eskimo-Aleut, Haida, Iroquoian, Hutenai, Salishan, Siouan, Tlingit, Wakashan. Should it not be up to the families to make decisions about the future of their languages?
Two papers, that of Andrews on Akulmiut Eskimo and that of Donald and Mitchell on North West Coast Wakashan speakers, follow an ecological approach.
[1980]: North Wakashan Comparative Root List Canadian Ethnology Service Paper No.
lCauthen does better when Wakashan (Henry Cecil), who is now offered at 20-1 for the Derby, wins the