Chácobo

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A language of Bolivia

Alternate Names
Chákobo
Population

550 (2000 SIL). 275 monolinguals. Ethnic population: 1,090 (2006 PIB). L2 users: Bolivian non-Chacobo children at Alto Ivon learn Chácobo.

Location

Northwest El Beni Department, south of Riberalta on Alto Ivon River, Alto Ivon, Nuevo Mojos, California, Núcleo, Motacusal, Siete Almendros, Cayuses.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Language Use

Vigorous in remote areas (Crevels 2007). All ages.

Language Development
Spanish [spa] bilingual schools have about 180 students, 4 teachers, 5 grades. 3 of the teachers are Chácobo. NT: 1979–2010.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].