Kwalhioqua-Clatskanie language

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Kwalhioqua-Clatskanie
Kwalhioqua–Tlatskanai
Native toUnited States
RegionWashington
Extinctbefore 1930[1]
Dené–Yeniseian?
Language codes
ISO 639-3qwt
qwt
GlottologNone

Kwalhioqua-Clatskanie (Kwalhioqua-Tlatskanai) is an extinct Athabascan language of Washington State, along the lower Columbia River.

Dialects[edit]

Dialects were:

  • Kwalhioqua (a.k.a. Willapa or Willoopah) (north of the lower Columbia River)
    • Willapa or Wela'pakote'li subdialect
    • Suwal subdialect
  • Clatskanie (a.k.a. Tlatskanai) (south of the lower Columbia River)

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