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Miwok, Northern Sierra

A language of United States

ISO 639-3nsq

Population  6 (1994 L. Hinton). US Census (2000) lists 50 “Sierra Miwok” which may include Central [csm] and Southern [skd].
Region  California, upper valleys of Mokelumne and Calaveras rivers.
Language map  Southwestern United States of America
Dialects  Separate from other Miwok varieties.
Classification  Penutian, Yok-Utian, Utian, Miwokan, Eastern, Sierra
Language use  Shifted to English.
Comments  Nearly extinct.
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