Wichita

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A language of United States

Population

1 (2008 B. Levy). Ethnic population: 2,100 (Golla 2007).

Location

West central Oklahoma, Caddo county, Anadarko.

Language Status

8b (Nearly extinct).

Dialects

Tawakoni, Waco. Similar to Kitsai [kii] and Pawnee [paw].

Language Use

Shifted to English [eng]. Older adults.

Language Development
Extensive efforts to document and preserve the language by Wichita Documentation Project (2007).