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  1. Achomawinoun

    a member of the Achomawi community of northeastern California

  2. Achomawinoun

    a community of Native Americans who speak a Hokan language and live in northeastern California

  3. Achomawinoun

    the Shastan language spoken by the Achomawi


  1. Achomawinoun

    The native language spoken by the Pit River people of present-day California.

  2. Etymology: An anglicization of the name of the Fall River band, ajúmmááwí, from ajúmmá "river".


  1. Achomawi

    Achomawi (also Achumawi, Ajumawi and Ahjumawi), are the northerly nine (out of eleven) bands of the Pit River tribe of Palaihnihan Native Americans who live in what is now northeastern California in the United States. These 5 autonomous bands (also called "tribelets") of the Pit River Indians historically spoke slightly different dialects of one common language, and the other two bands spoke dialects of a related language, called Atsugewi. The name "Achomawi" means river people and properly applies to the band which historically inhabited the Fall River Valley and the Pit River from the south end of Big Valley Mountains, westerly to Pit River Falls. The nine bands of Achumawi lived on both sides of the Pit River from its origin at Goose Lake to Montgomery Creek, and the two bands of Atsugewi lived south of the Pit River on creeks tributary to it in the Hat Creek valley and Dixie Valley.


  1. achomawi

    The Achomawi, also known as the Pit River Tribe, are a Native American group located in northeastern California, United States. The name "Achomawi" means "river people" and they traditionally lived around and fished in the Pit River. They are known for their basket-weaving, hunting, and fishing skills, as well as their traditional religious practices.


  1. Achomawi

    The Achomawi are one of eleven bands of the Pit River tribe of Native Americans who lived in what is now northeastern California in the United States. Nine autonomous bands of the Pit River Indians spoke various dialects of one common language. Early white linguists and anthropologists called the language "Achomawi," although that name is not what the Indians called it. The use of the word "Achomawi" to describe the language was also overgeneralized and used to describe all nine bands, even though the other eight bands each had separate names, territories, and dialects of the common language. Most of this article is about the actual Achomawi band

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of achomawi in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of achomawi in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1


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