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The Salinan were named after the Salinas River by Robert Latham first in 1856, and by John Wesley Powell in 1891.
- An indigenous population native to the region of the Salinas Valley, California.
- The language of this people.
Salinan (plural Salinans)
- A member of this population.
- Hester, Thomas R. 1978. Salinan, in Handbook of North American Indians, volume 8 (California). William C. Sturtevant, and Robert F. Heizer, eds. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1978. ISBN 0-16-004578-9 / 0160045754, pages 500-504.