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Keres, Eastern

A language of United States

ISO 639-3kee

Population  4,580. 463 Zia, 229 Santa Ana, 1,560 San Felipe, 1,888 Santo Domingo, 384 Cochiti; US Census (2000) lists 11,210 as “Keres”. Ethnic population: 5,701 including 602 Zia, 374 Santa Ana, 1,789 San Felipe, 2,140 Santo Domingo, 796 Cochiti.
Region  North central New Mexico.
Language map  Southwestern United States of America
Alternate names   Eastern Keres Pueblo
Dialects  Zia, Santa Ana, San Felipe, Santo Domingo, Cochiti.
Classification  Keres
Language use  Vigorous in some pueblos; in others, younger people prefer English. All ages.
Language development  Literacy rate in L1: Below 1%. Literacy rate in L2: 75%–100%. Bible portions: 1933–1936.
Writing system  Latin script.