Shasta

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Shasta

The Shasta live in the middle drainage of the Klamath River in northern California and southern Oregon. They speak a language of the Shastan family of the Hokan-Siouan phylum and probably number less than fifty.


Bibliography

Silver, Shirley (1978). "Shastan Peoples." In Handbook of North American Indians. Vol. 8, California, edited by Robert F. Heizer, 211-224. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution.

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