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A language of United States

Alternate Names
Delaware, Lenape, Lenni-Lenape
Population

No known L1 speakers, but emerging L2 speakers. 2000 census lists 310 who use it at home. Ethnic population: 13,500 (1997 J. Rementer). L2 users: A few L2 users with varying fluency.

Location

In Bartlesville, Moraviantown, and Andarko, Oklahoma; related language revitalization efforts in Pennsylvania.

Language Status

9 (Reawakening).

Dialects

A member of macrolanguage Delaware [del].

Language Use

Lenape Language Project involved with revitalization.

Language Development
New media. Dictionary. Grammar.