Nisenan

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A language of United States

Alternate Names
Neeshenam, Nishinam, Pujuni, Southern Maidu, Wapumni
Population

No known L1 speakers.

Location

Central California, scattered, foothills of the Sierras.

Language Status

9 (Dormant).

Dialects

Distinct from other Maidu varieties.

Language Use

Shifted to English [eng]. Language program underway at Shingle Springs, with classroom instruction (2007).

Language Development
Dictionary. Grammar.