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(əˈtʃu mə wi)

also A•cho•ma•wi

n., pl. -wis, (esp. collectively) -wi.
2. the language of the Pit River Indians.
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Born into the Achumawi and Atusgewi tribes (often called the Pit River Nation) of northeastern California, Wilson's early years were spent with his parents and eight brothers and sisters in a life rich in a Native American tradition.
Another somewhat irritating redundancy deals with de Angulo's conclusion that Achumawi grammar is as complicated as Latin.
The points of style that distinguish each of the native groups covered are given with concise clarity, with the Achumawi addressed particularly well.