COWLITZ: a language of USA

The following is the entry for this language as it appeared in the 14th edition (2000).
It was superseded by the corresponding entry in the 15th edition (2005). See also the corresponding entry in the 16th edition (2009).

SIL code: COW

ISO 639-2: sal

Population Possibly 2 speakers remaining from a population of about 200 (1990 M.D. Kinkade). 
Region Southwestern Washington.
Alternate names   LOWER COWLITZ
Classification Salishan, Tsamosan, Inland.
Comments All speakers are elderly. Nearly extinct.

This web edition of the Ethnologue contains all the content of the print edition and may be cited as:
Grimes, Barbara F. (ed.), 2000. Ethnologue: Languages of the World, Fourteenth edition. Dallas, Texas: SIL International. Online version:

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