Catawba

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A language of United States

Population

No known L1 speakers, but emerging L2 speakers. Ethnic population: 500 (1977 SIL). The last speaker died before 1960.

Location

Near Rock Hill, South Carolina.

Language Status

9 (Reawakening).

Language Use

Catawba Nation’s Cultural Preservation Program is engaged in a language revitalization effort (Golla 2007).