Pomo, Central

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A language of United States

Alternate Names
Ballo-Kai-Pomo, Cabanapo, Habenapo, H’hana, Kábinapek, Khabenapo, Khana, Kulanapan, Kulanapo, Venaambakaia, Venambakaiia, Yokaia
Population

2 (1997 M. Mithun). Several speakers in the Hopland area and at Manchester and Point Areana on the coast (Golla 2007). Ethnic population: 4,770 (1997 M. Mithun).

Location

Northern California, Clear Lake area.

Language Status

8b (Nearly extinct).

Dialects

Hopland, Point Arena, Ukiah.

Language Use

Shifted to English [eng]. Intermittent teaching at Hopland. 60 and older.