Quinault

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A language of United States

Population

No known L1 speakers. Ethnic population: 1,500 (1977 SIL). L2 users: Up to 6 L2 speakers in their 50s have limited knowledge of vocabulary (Golla 2007).

Location

Washington State, west coast of the Olympic Peninsula, Quinault Reservation, centered on the Taholah Community.

Language Status

9 (Dormant).

Dialects

Lower Chehalis.

Language Use

Shifted to English [eng].

Language Development
Language program begun at Taholah school but with little success.
Other Comments

Some who heard it as children have good pronunciation.