The Seri–Salinan Connection Revisited

@article{Marlett2008TheSC,
  title={The Seri–Salinan Connection Revisited},
  author={Stephen A. Marlett},
  journal={International Journal of American Linguistics},
  year={2008},
  volume={74},
  pages={393 - 399}
}
  • S. Marlett
  • Published 1 July 2008
  • Sociology
  • International Journal of American Linguistics
In 1925, Sapir proposed that Seri (Sonora, Mexico) and Salinan (central California) formed, with Chumash, a branch of the Hokan stock but did not provide any supporting argumentation. In 1956, Bright presented a small amount of data that in a preliminary way seemed to confirm that hypothesis, although these data and this presentation were not meant to be taken as the argumentation that was lacking. No further documentation has ever been produced, although the Seri–Salinan family reappeared in… 
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