Catawban languages

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Catawban
Eastern Siouan
Geographic
distribution
central North America
Linguistic classification Siouan
  • Catawban
Subdivisions
Linguasphere 64-AB
Glottolog cata1285[1]
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Pre-contact distribution of the Catawban languages

The Catawban, or Eastern Siouan, languages form a small language family in east North America. The Catawban family is a branch of the larger Siouan a.k.a. Siouan–Catawban family.

Family division

The Catawban family consists of two languages:

  1. Catawba (†) - spoken by the Catawba people
  2. Woccon (†) - spoken by the Waccamaw Siouan people

Both are now extinct (†). They were not closely related.

References

  1. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Catawban". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  • Parks, Douglas R.; & Rankin, Robert L. (2001). The Siouan languages. In R. J. DeMallie (Ed.), Handbook of North American Indians: Plains (Vol. 13, Part 1, pp. 94–114). W. C. Sturtevant (Gen. Ed.). Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution. ISBN 0-16-050400-7.


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