Gros Ventre

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A language of United States

Alternate Names
Ahahnelin, Ahe, Ananin, Atsina, Fall Indians, Gros Ventres, White Clay People
Population

10 (Golla 2007), decreasing. No fully fluent speakers (Golla 2007). Ethnic population: 1,000 (Golla 2007).

Location

North central Montana, Fort Belknap reservation, Milk river.

Language Status

8b (Nearly extinct).

Dialects

None known. Intelligible with Arapaho [arp].

Language Use

Shifted to English [eng]. Elderly only.