Ohlone, Southern

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A language of United States

Alternate Names
“Costanoan” (pej.)
Population

1 (2009).

Location

North central California, Monterrey and San Benito counties.

Language Status

8b (Nearly extinct).

Dialects

Mutsun (San Juan Bautista), Rumsen (Carmel, Runsien, San Carlos).

Language Use

Revitalization work in progress; all ages attend workshops in the language. Many consider themselves speakers because they can converse in the language.

Other Comments

Became extinct in the 1950s.