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A language of United States

ISO 639-3col

Population  75 (1990 M. Kinkade). 39 Columbia speakers(1990 census). Ethnic population: 500 possibly (1977 SIL).
Region  North central Washington, Colville Reservation.
Language map  Northwestern United States of America
Alternate names   Chelan, Columbian, Moses-Colombia Salish, Moses-Colombia, Nxa’amxcin, Wenatchee, Wenatchi, Wenatchi-Columbia
Dialects  Columbia (Sinkiuse, Columbian), Wenatchi (Wenatchee, Entiat, Chelan).
Classification  Salishan, Interior Salish, Southern
Language use  Older adults only.
Comments  Nearly extinct.
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