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A language of United States

Population

100 (Golla 2007). Ethnic population: 900 (2000 census). 6,240 (1997 W. Chafe). L2 users: Several L2 speakers (2000).

Location

Western New York, Tonawanda, Cattaraugus, and Allegheny reservations.

Language Status

7 (Shifting).

Language Use

Speakers 50 and older. Shifting to English [eng].

Language Development
Dictionary. Grammar. Bible portions: 1829–2011.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].