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Language Change, Contact, and Koineization in Pacific Coast Athabaskan

@inproceedings{Spence2013LanguageCC,
  title={Language Change, Contact, and Koineization in Pacific Coast Athabaskan},
  author={Justin Spence},
  year={2013}
}
The Pacific Coast Athabaskan (PCA) languages are part of the Athabaskan language family, one of the most geographically widespread in North America. Over a millennium ago Athabaskan-speaking groups migrated into northwestern California and southwestern Oregon from a northern point of origin several hundred miles away, but even after several centuries separated from other languages in the family and in contact with neighboring non-Athabaskan populations their languages changed only incrementally… Expand
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