Clallam

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A language of United States

Alternate Names
Klallam, Na’klallam, S’klallam
Population

5 (Watanabe and Sasama 2007), decreasing. Ethnic population: Several thousands (1997 T. Montler).

Location

Washington, northeast Olympic Peninsula, Port Angeles.

Language Status

8b (Nearly extinct).

Dialects

Similar to the Saanich dialect of Straits Salish [str].

Language Use

Taught as a heritage language K-12. Older adults only.

Language Development
Grammar.