Northwestern !Kung

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A language of Namibia

Alternate Names
!Ku, !Kung, !’O-!Khung, Sekela, Vasekela Bushman, Vasekele
Population

61,300 in Namibia (2006).

Location

Kavango East and Zambezi regions; Otjozondjupa region: southeast of Omataku river.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

None known. May be the same as Kung-Ekoka [knw].

Language Use

Also use Afrikaans [afr] in more formal domains. Also use English [eng] in more formal domains.

Language Development
Poetry. Radio programs.
Other Comments

Large numbers migrated to Namibia and South Africa due to the Angola war.

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