10 (1998 J. Brook). Several dozen fully fluent speakers (Golla 2007). Ethnic population: 1,500 (Golla 2007).
California-Nevada border southeast of Lake Tahoe.
8b (Nearly extinct).
Shifting to English [eng]. Middle-aged or elderly.
Washoe Tribe sponsors language retention project and successful immersion school where Washo is medium of instruction K-8 (2007).