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Tanana, Lower

A language of United States

ISO 639-3taa

Population  30 (1995 M. Krauss). Ethnic population: 380 (1995 M. Krauss).
Region  Central Alaska, Tanana River below Fairbanks, Nenana, and Minto.
Language map  United States of America, Alaska and Hawaii
Alternate names   Tanana
Dialects  Chena, Salcha-Goodpaster.
Classification  Na-Dene, Nuclear Na-Dene, Athapaskan-Eyak, Athapaskan, Tanana-Upper Kuskokwim, Tanana
Language use  Shifting to English. Chena River dialect became extinct in 1976 and Salcha-Goodpaster rivers in 1993.
Comments  Nearly extinct.
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