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Tanana, Upper

A language of United States

ISO 639-3tau

Population  14 in United States (2000 census). Population total all countries: 24. Ethnic population: 300 in the USA (1995).
Region  East central Alaska, upper Tanana River area. Also in Canada.
Language map  United States of America, Alaska and Hawaii
Alternate names   Nabesna
Classification  Na-Dene, Nuclear Na-Dene, Athapaskan-Eyak, Athapaskan, Tanana-Upper Kuskokwim, Tanana
Language use  Shifting to English. Mainly adults.
Language development  Bible portions: 1970–1982.
Writing system  Latin script.
Comments  Nearly extinct.

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Language name   Tanana, Upper
Population  10 in Canada (Krauss 1995). Ethnic population: 40 (1995 M. Krauss).
Region  Southwest Yukon Territory, Beaver Creek.
Language map  Canada
Alternate names  Nabesna
Language use  Shifting to English.
Comments  Nearly extinct.