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Kalapuyan languages


Kalapuyan languages

Kalapuyan (also Kalapuya) is a small extinct language family that was spoken in the Willamette Valley of Western Oregon, United States. It consists of three languages.

Family division

Kalapuyan consists of

1. Northern Kalapuya (AKA TualatinYamhill)
2. Central Kalapuya (AKA Santiam)
3. Yoncalla (AKA Southern Kalapuya)

Genetic relations

[[Image:Wilhamut.1.JPG|thumb|left|One of the boulders engraved with Kalapuyan words along the paths of east

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