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Na-Dené, including the tonal languages Navajo and Apache, cuts the Uto-Aztecan area in the center and the east. Kiowa-Apache is spoken on the Plains. Navajo is grouped with the southwestern branch including Western Apache, Mescalero, and Chiricahua. The Eastern subgroup consists of Jicarilla and Lipan.