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A language of Argentina

ISO 639-3ona

Population  2 (1991 W. Adelaar).
Region  Patagonia, Tierra del Fuego.
Alternate names   Aona, Selknam, Shelknam
Classification  Chon
Language use  Now speak Spanish [spa]. Probably no remaining speakers (Adelaar 2000).
Comments  Lost their land to outside settlers, mines, and cattle. Hunter-gatherers. Nearly extinct.
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