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Washo language of east central California and Nevada.

A. L. Kroeber

Washo language of east central California and Nevada.

by A. L. Kroeber

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Published by The University Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Washo language

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    SeriesUniversity of California publications., v. 4, no. 5
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE51 .C15
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[251]-317 p.
    Number of Pages317
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6990371M
    LC Control Number07036300
    OCLC/WorldCa3429993

    thru northern Nevada by the Central Pacific Railroad. Myron Lake sold his land north of the Truckee River to Charles Crocker of the Central Pacific and that land was surveyed and sold in , becoming the town of Reno. Reno was designated the county seat for Washoe County in , taking over from Washoe City to the south.   The endangered Washo language is the subject of a new non-credit class this winter at Western Nevada College in Douglas. Laura Smith-Fillmore will teach Washo Language and Culture on Mondays and Wednesdays, p.m., Feb. May 11 in Bently Hall on the Douglas : Western Nevada College.

    Washoe is a way to provide you with accurate, helpful information 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. To submit a service request, comment, question, or concern - or if you just aren't sure where to start - please click on the button above. For immediate service, contact Washoe County by . Washo is considered by some linguists to be part of the Hokan family of languages, distantly related to a number of other California languages few of which have been spoken in decades. Language loss in California and Nevada has been especially severe--the legacy of the Gold Rush days, in which massacres and Indian slavery, while technically illegal, were not actively discouraged.

    It took many years for the Washoe people to win back some of their previously owned land from the US Government, including a petition to protect a sacred space, De ek Wadapushave (Cave Rock), at Lake Tahoe. There are only an estimated 2, people left in the Washoe tribe, officially known as the Washoe Tribe of Nevada and California. Download our Bibliography. Download Presentation “History Overview Summary of Washoe Valley” and” History of Washoe Tribe” are articles provided by Margaret Brown, Department of Cultural Affairs, Division of Museums and History, Nevada State Museum North Carson Street, Carson City, NV Phone: () E-mail: [email protected]


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Washo language of east central California and Nevada by A. L. Kroeber Download PDF EPUB FB2

Nevada. The Washo language was definitely established as a dis-tinct family by Powell on the basis of its lexical content, and there appears no reason to change this classification.

Although the Washo territory lay more largely in Nevada than in Cali-fornia, it was so restricted that the Washo present all the appear. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Kroeber, A.L. (Alfred Louis), Washo language of east central California and Nevada.

Berkeley, The University Press, Get this from a library. The Washo language of east central California and Nevada. [A L Kroeber]. Kroeber, Alfred L. The Washo language of east central California and Nevada.

University of California Publications in American Archaeology and Ethnology Links OLAC Resources in and about the Washo language; Reno-Sparks Indian Colony; Washo Project, University of Chicago; Washoe Tribe of California and Nevada; World Atlas of Language Structures: Washo.

About. Full name: Alfred Louis Kroeber. Label: was-eng:Kroeber. Title: The Washo Washo language of east central California and Nevada. book of East Central California and Nevada. Publisher: University of California Publications in American Archaeology and Ethnology. The Washo Indians Of California And Nevada: Anthropological Papers, No.

67, August, Hardcover – by Warren L. D'Azevedo (Author), Jesse D. Jennings (Editor), Samuel Alfred Barrett (Foreword) & 0 moreAuthor: Warren L. D'Azevedo. Every white person who lives on the former ancestral lands of the Washo People in California and Nevada, needs to read this book. It describes another shocking, shameful chapter in the history of the US and what was done to the indigenous people.

The author shows restraint, but 5/5(3). Location:East Central California (Plumas, Lassen, Sierra, Nevada, Placer, El Dorado & Alpine Counties) Language:Hokan family. Population: estimate: (in California) Census (in California) The Washoe (or Washo) were as much a people of the Great Basin area in.

The combined catalog of all OLAC participants contains the following resources that are relevant to this language: Primary texts; Lexical resources; Language descriptions; Lexical resources [Washo-English File Slips: General Vocabulary]. ONLINE The Washo Language of East Central California and Nevada.

Kroeber, A. University of. Before disruption by Euro-American settlement in the mid-nineteenth century, Washoe lands comprised a territory marked roughly by Honey Lake, California, to the north; Topaz Lake, California, to the south; Lake Tahoe in California and Nevada to the west; and by the upper ranges of the Carson, Truckee, and West Walker rivers to the east.

was. Glottolog. wash Pre-contact distribution of the Washo language. Washo / ˈwɒʃoʊ / (or Washoe; endonym wá:šiw ʔítlu) is an endangered Native American language isolate spoken by the Washo on the California – Nevada border in the drainages of the Truckee and Carson Rivers, especially around Lake ity: Washoe people.

Media in category "Washo language" The following 9 files are in this category, out of 9 total. The Washo Language of East Central California and × 1, 71 pages; MB. An indigenous Native American people, the Washoe originally lived around Lake Tahoe and adjacent areas of the Great Basin.

Their tribe name derives from the Washoe word, waashiw (wašiw), meaning “people from here.” Semi-sedentary hunters and gatherers, their territory extended from the western slope of the Sierra Nevada Mountains to areas as far east as Pyramid Lake in Nevada, including.

“The language, culture and the land cannot be separated. The language is the identity of the Washoe People.” Steven James, Tribal Elder. The Washoe language is unique and unrelated to those spoken by any neighboring tribe. For many years linguists believed Washoe was of a language group with only this single representative in the world.

Washo is a severely moribund Hokan language spoken around Lake Tahoe on the border of California and Nevada. The Washo examples in this article come. The Washoe Tribe of Nevada/California is located on the Nevada/California border.

The tribal government has jurisdiction over trust and allotments in both Nevada and California, with additional tribal trust parcels located in Alpine, Placer, Sierra, Douglas, Carson and Washoe Counties. The Washoe are an ancient people with ties to the California and Great Basin cultures.

Washo (wä´shō), Native North Americans occupying the region around Washo and Tahoe lakes in W Nevada and E California in the midth cent. The Paiute were their inveterate enemies; before the coming of white settlers the Paiute defeated and drove back the Washo, and again in the period of –62 they conquered the Washo.

Source for information on Washo: The Columbia Encyclopedia. Ancient legends of the Washoe people have been brought to life in the native Washoe language through four children’s books. Tribe elder Melba Rakow and Washoe person Lisa Enos, translated four legends into children’s books illustrated by local artists.

“We are trying to bring back our language,” Enos, teacher and language coordinator of Author: Sarah Hauck. The Washoe Tribe of Nevada/California is located on the Nevada/California border.

The Washoe are an ancient people with ties to the California and Great Basin cultures. Lake Tahoe, Nevada was the center of Washo culture. The Tribe has four communities, three in Nevada (Stewart, Carson, and Dresslerville), and one in California (Woodfords).

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You will need your Washoe County Library card to access these services. Just for Kids. Virtual Story Time - Every day at 11 am and 4pm we post a new Virtual Story Time offered by one of Washoe County Library System's own story time view them, join the Washoe County Library Virtual Story Time Facebook group.

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