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Coast Miwok language

Coast Miwok
Native to United States
Region California
Ethnicity Coast Miwok
Extinct ca. 1970.
Language codes
ISO 639-3 csi
Glottolog coas1301[1]

Coast Miwok was one of the Miwok languages spoken in California, from San Francisco Bay to Bodega Bay.[2] The Marin and Bodega varieties may have been separate languages. All of the population has shifted to English.


  1. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Coast Miwok". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  2. ^ Ethnologue, Coast Miwok
  • Callaghan, Catherine A. 1970. Bodega Miwok dictionary. Berkeley: University of California Press.
  • Coast Miwok Indians. "Rodriguez-Nieto Guide" Sound Recordings (California Indian Library Collections), LA006. Berkeley: California Indian Library Collections, 1993. "Sound recordings reproduced from the Language Archive sound recordings at the Language Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley".
  • Keeling, Richard. "Ethnographic Field Recordings at Lowie Museum of Anthropology," 1985. Robert H. Lowie Museum of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley. v. 2. North-Central California: Pomo, Wintun, Nomlaki, Patwin, Coast Miwok, and Lake Miwok Indians

External links

  • Coast Miwok at the Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
  • Coast Miwok, California Language Archive
  • OLAC resources in and about the Coast Miwok language
  • Coast (Bodega) Miwok basic lexicon at the Global Lexicostatistical Database
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