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LushootseedInformation about the Lushootseed
Lushootseed, like its neighbour Twana, is in the Southern Coast Salish subgroup of the Salishan family of languages. The language was spoken by many Puget Sound region peoples, including the Duwamish, Suquamish, Squaxin Island Tribe, Nisqually, and Puyallup in the south and the Snohomish, Skagit, and Swinomish in the north.
Lushootseed consists of two dialect groups which can be further divided into subdialects:
The above includes excerpts from Wikipedia.org, the free encyclopedia:
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