The Salishan Language Family


  1. Bella Coola: Bella Coola
  2. Tillamook: Tillamook
  3. Central Salish:
    1. Halkomelem: Halkomelem
    2. Nooksack: Nooksack
    3. Northern: Comox, Pentlatch, Sechelt
    4. Squamish: Squamish
    5. Straits: Clallam, Straits Salish
    6. Twana: Lushootseed, Twana
  4. Interior Salish:
    1. Northern: Lillooet, Shuswap, Thompson
    2. Southern:
          Columbia-Wenatchi, Coeur d'Alene, Okanagan,
          Kalispel-Pend D'oreille,
      Spokane
    3.  Tsamosan:
      1. Inland: Lower Chehalis, Upper Chehalis, Cowlitz
      2. Maritime: Quinault

    Note:  Languages and language groups preceded by a dagger (†) are extinct.


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