Pacific Athapaskan


Definition of Pacific Athapaskan 

1 : a group of Athapaskan peoples occupying a discontinuous territory from southern British Columbia to northern California and including Chastacosta, Chetco, Chilula, Clatskanie, Hupa, Kato, Kwalhioqua, Lassik, Mattole, Whilkut, Sinkyone, Taltushtuntude, Tolowa, Tututni, Umpqua, Wailaki

2 : a subdivision of the Athapaskan languages including the languages spoken by the Pacific Athapaskan peoples

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