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Friday, April 8, 2016
Native Peoples & Languages of San Francisco & Monterey Bays circa 1700
"Nowhere was the linguistic diversity of the New World more extreme than
in California, where an extraordinary variety of village-dwelling
peoples spoke seventy-eight mutually unintelligible languages"
From: Victor Golla
Map from: Bay Nature