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Koyukon

A language of United States

ISO 639-3koy

Population  100 (2000 census), decreasing. Krauss (1995) listed 300. Ethnic population: 2,300 (1995 M. Krauss).
Region  Alaska, Koyukuk and middle Yukon rivers.
Language map  United States of America, Alaska and Hawaii
Alternate names   Ten’a
Dialects  Upper Koyukon, Central Koyukon, Lower Koyukon, Central Koyukuk River.
Classification  Na-Dene, Nuclear Na-Dene, Athapaskan-Eyak, Athapaskan, Ingalik-Koyukon, Koyukon-Holikachuk
Language use  Older adults only. Also use English.
Language development  Dictionary. Bible portions: 1974–1980.
Writing system  Latin script.