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- n. Variant of Sahaptian.
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- n. Alternative spelling of Sahaptian.
- n. Alternative spelling of Sahaptin.
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- n. a member of a North American Indian people who lived in Oregon along the Columbia river and its tributaries in Washington and northern Idaho
- n. a Penutian language spoken by the Shahaptian
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They are of the Shahaptian linguistic stock, to which belong also the
On the south they were hemmed in mainly by the Shahaptian tribes.
Oregon, meeting Shahaptian territory on about the forty-fourth parallel or along the Blue Mountains.
Shahaptian tribes extended along the tributaries of the Columbia for a considerable distance, their northern boundary being indicated by about the forty-sixth parallel, their southern by about the forty-fourth.
They number about 5,500, including a dozen small tribes upon the Yakama Reservation, which have been consolidated with the Clickatat (Shahaptian) through intermarriage.
Vancouver Island and south-western British Columbia, the Shahaptian or