Chickasaw

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A language of United States

Population

600 (Golla 2007), decreasing. Ethnic population: 35,000 (1999 Chickasaw Nation).

Location

Oklahoma: Byng and Happyland (near Ada) north, Davis and Ardmore west, to Fillmore and Wapanucka east. California: Los Angeles.

Language Status

8a (Moribund).

Dialects

None known. Choctaw [cho] find Chickasaw unintelligible.

Language Use

Shifting to English [eng]. Not learned by children. Speakers 50 years and older.

Language Development
Dictionary.