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Maidu, Northwest

A language of United States

ISO 639-3mjd

Population  4 (1994 L. Hinton). Ethnic population: 200 (1977 SIL).
Region  Lower foothills of the Sierras, central California. Ethnic group is scattered.
Language maps  Northwestern United States of America
Southwestern United States of America
Alternate names   Concow, “Digger” , Holólupai, Konkau, Konkow, Maiduan, Meidoo, Michopdo, Nákum, Secumne, Sekumne, Tsamak, Yuba
Dialects  A separate language from other Maidu varieties.
Classification  Penutian, Maiduan
Language use  Older adults only. Shifted to English.
Language development  Dictionary.
Comments  Nearly extinct.
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