Eel River Athabaskan


  • Language: Eel River Athabaskan
  • Alternate names: Saiaz, Eel River Athapaskan
  • Language code: qt8
  • Language family: Athabaskan-Eyak-Tlingit; Athabaskan; Pacific Coast Athabaskan (SIL classification)
  • Number of speakers: 0
  • Vulnerability: Dormant
  • Script:

More information:

    Golla et al. (2008): "Eel River Athabaskan was a complex of closely related local dialects of California Athabaskan ... At least four dialect clusters can be distinguished: Sinkyone, Nongatl, Lassik, and Wailaki." Ethnologue distinguishes as separate languages: Kato [ktw], Mattole [mvb], Wailaki [wlk].