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Cayuga

A language of Canada

ISO 639-3cay

Population  50 in Canada (2002 M. Foster). Population total all countries: 60. Ethnic population: 3,000 (1997 Mithun, Foster, Michelson per A. Yamamoto).
Region  Six Nations, Ontario. Also in United States.
Language map  Canada
Classification  Iroquoian, Northern Iroquoian, Five Nations, Seneca-Onondaga, Seneca-Cayuga
Language use  In Ontario most middle aged or older. All also use English [eng].
Writing system  Latin script.

Also spoken in:

United States

Language name   Cayuga
Population  10 in United States (1991 M. Kinkade), decreasing. Ethnic population: 45 (2000 census).
Region  Western New York, Cattaraugus Reservation; formerly in northeast Oklahoma.
Language map  Northeastern United States of America
Language use  Shifted to English. Older adults.