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Northern Pomo language


Northern Pomo language

Northern Pomo
Native to United States
Region Northern California
Extinct 2005
  • Western
    • Northern Pomo
Language codes
ISO 639-3 pej
Glottolog nort2966[1]
The seven Pomoan languages with an indication of their pre-contact distribution within California

Northern Pomo is an extinct Pomoan language formerly spoken around Clear Lake in Lake County, California by the Habematolel Pomo of Upper Lake, one of the several Pomo peoples.

The Northern Pomo language became extinct in 2005 with the death of Elenor Stevenson Gonzales.


  • See also 1
  • References 2
  • Further reading 3
  • External links 4

See also


  1. ^

Further reading

  • Mithun, Marianne. (1999). The languages of Native North America. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-521-23228-7 (hbk); ISBN 0-521-29875-X.
  • O'Connor, Mary Catherine. (1990). Topics in Northern Pomo Grammar. Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics. Garland Press.

External links

  • Vocabulary Words in Native American Languages: Pomo
  • Field recordings of Northern Pomo conducted by Eero Vihman with Edna Guerrero
  • Northern Pomo language overview at the Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
  • Northern Pomo basic lexicon at the Global Lexicostatistical Database
  • OLAC resources in and about the Northern Pomo language

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