Totonac, Xicotepec de JuárezPrint
3,000 (2000 SIL). 500 monolinguals. Ethnic population: 13,700.
Northeast Puebla, Xicotepec de Juárez, and Veracruz. 30 towns.
Zihuateutla Totonac. 87% intelligibility of Ozumatlán [tqt] (most similar).
SVO; long words, affixes, clitics; nontonal
Older adults use Totonac more than Spanish. Others use Spanish more than Totonac. Mainly adults. Negative attitudes. Possibly 200 can also speak some Tepehua, Nahuatl, Otomi.
Young people must leave area for jobs.