Wyandot

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A language of United States

Alternate Names
Wendat, Wyandotte, Wyendat
Population

No known L1 speakers in United States. Ethnic population: 3,600 (Golla 2007).

Location

Northeast Oklahoma, Wyandotte. Also in Canada.

Language Status

9 (Dormant).

Dialects

Huron, Wyandot.

Language Use

Wyandot spoken near Sandwich, Ontario, and Wyandotte, Oklahoma with 2 older adult speakers in 1961.

Language Development
Being taught to children in school (1999). Interest in language revival; communities in Oklahoma and Quebec have limited language programs. Dictionary.
Other Comments

Last speaker died about 1960.

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