Language of the Day for 09 August 2019


Chickasaw [cic]

A language of
United States
Population Full
75 (2017 Chickasaw Nation), decreasing. Ethnic population: 35,000 (1999 Chickasaw Nation).
8a (Moribund). Language of registered tribe: The Chickasaw Nation.
Language Use
Shifting to English [eng]. Not learned by children. Older adults only.
Language Development
Dictionary. Chickasaw community languages classes offered weekly. Four course levels are taught at East Central University in Ada, Oklahoma. There is a montly language club for youth meeting in Ardmore and Ada, Oklahoma (2017 The Chickasaw Nation). Agency: The Chickasaw Nation.