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Quechan

A language of United States

ISO 639-3yum

Population  150 (1994 L. Hinton). 360 Delta River Yuman and 400 Yuma (2000 census). Ethnic population: 3,000 (2000 A. Yamamoto).
Region  Ft. Yuma Reservation, southeast corner of California.
Language map  Southwestern United States of America
Alternate names   Kechan, Quecl, Yuma
Dialects  Similar to Maricopa [mrc], Mohave [mov].
Classification  Hokan, Esselen-Yuman, Yuman, River Yuman
Language use  Shifting to English. Older adults.
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