Hupa

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A language of United States

Alternate Names
Hoopa
Population

8 (1998 J. Brook), decreasing. Ethnic population: 2,000 (Hinton 2007).

Location

Northwest California, Hoopa Valley Reservation.

Language Status

8b (Nearly extinct).

Dialects

Whilkut.

Language Use

Shifted to English [eng]. Language revitalization effort in progress. Adult classes, language immersion camps. Taught K-12. Older adults only.

Language Development
Taught in primary schools. Dictionary. Grammar.
Writing
Latin script.