Ahtena

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A language of United States

Alternate Names
Ahtna, Atna, Copper River, Mednovskiy
Population

80 (Golla 2007). Ethnic population: 500 (1995 M. Krauss).

Location

Alaska: Cantwell, Chickaloon, and Copper river above Eyak river mouth, upper Susitna and Nenana drainages, 8 total communities; Washington state.

Language Status

8a (Moribund). Recognized language (2014, Official Languages of Alaska Law as amended, Alaska Statute 44.12.310).

Language Use

All over 50 years. Also use English [eng].

Language Development
Dictionary.
Other Comments

Growing interest in use among the population.

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