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Marie Wilcox

Last native speaker of Wukchumni

Died when: 87 years 305 days (1054 months)
Star Sign: Sagittarius


Marie Wilcox

Marie Desma Wilcox (November 24, 1933 – September 25, 2021) was a Native American who was the last native speaker of Wukchumni, a dialect of Tule-Kaweah, which was a Yokutsan indigenous language spoken by the Tule-Kaweah Yokuts of California.

She worked for more than 20 years on a dictionary of the language and taught it.

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