Language of the Day for 15 February 2014


Meskwaki [sac]

A language of
United States
200 (2001 I. Goddard). 200 Mesquakie in Iowa, more than 50 Sac and Fox in central Oklahoma, a few Nemaha Sauks on the Kansas-Nebraska border (Golla 2007). Ethnic population: 760 Fox (2000 census).
7 (Shifting).
Language Use
Shifting to English [eng]. Mostly older adults.
Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: Below 1%. Literacy rate in L2: 75%–100%. Bible portions: 1986–2009.