kiliwa meaning

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Noun: Kiliwa
  1. The Yuman language spoken by the Kiliwa
    - Kiliwi 
  2. A member of a North American Indian people living in northern Baja California
    - Kiliwi

Type of: Hoka, Hokan, Yuman

Encyclopedia: Kiliwa

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  1. Their traditional language is the Kiliwa language.
  2. The Kiliwa creation myth conspicuously diverges from those of the other Yuman-speaking groups.
  3. The Kiliwa, Pai-pai and Kumeyaay occupied the mountains and valleys of Baja California.
  4. However, the Kiliwa name for the creator, Metip�, recalls similar figures in other Yuman myths.
  5. Local ecologists named the second generation of Californian condors " inyaa " ( sun in the Kiliwa language ).

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