Miwok, Southern Sierra


A language of United States

Alternate Names
Meewoc, Mewoc, Me-Wuk, Miwoc, Miwokan, Mokélumne, Moquelumnan, San Raphael, Talatui, Talutui, Yosemite

7 (1994 L. Hinton). 2000 census lists 50 Sierra Miwok which may include Northern Sierra [nsq] and Southern Sierra [skd].


California, headwaters of the Merced and Chowchilla rivers and Mariposa Creek.

Language Status

8b (Nearly extinct).

Language Use

Shifting to English [eng].