Yavapai   LANGUAGE

 

The Yavapai language is called Yuman. It is a family of about a dozen languages spoken in Baja California, Northern Sonora Mexico, southern California and western Arizona. There are three “core” Yuman groups:

 

  • Delta Yuman (California tribes)
  • River Yuman (Maricopa, Mojave, Paipai and Yavapai) and,
  • Upland Yuman (Hualapai, Havasupai and Paipai)

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