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Apache, Western

A language of United States

ISO 639-3apw

Population  12,700 (1990 census). 303 in San Carlos.
Region  East central Arizona, several reservations.
Language map  Southwestern United States of America
Alternate names   Coyotero
Dialects  White Mountain, San Carlos, Cibecue, Tonto.
Classification  Na-Dene, Nuclear Na-Dene, Athapaskan-Eyak, Athapaskan, Apachean, Navajo-Apache, Western Apache-Navajo
Language use  Vigorous. Also use English.
Language development  Dictionary. NT: 1966.
Writing system  Latin script.