Ohlone, Southern

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A language of United States

Alternate Names
“Costanoan” (pej.)
Population

No known L1 speakers.

Location

North central California, Monterrey and San Benito counties.

Language Status

8b (Reintroduced).

Dialects

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

Language Use

Many consider themselves speakers because they can converse in the language.

Language Development
Revitalization work in progress: all ages attend workshops in the language.
Other Comments

Became extinct in the 1950s.