Abenaki, Eastern

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A language of United States

Alternate Names
Abenaki, Eastern Abnaki
Population

No known L1 speakers. Ethnic population: 90 Abenaki in the United States (2000 census).

Location

Maine, Androscoggin-Kennebec and Penobscot valleys. Penobscot dialect survived to the late 20th century near Bangor.

Language Status

9 (Dormant).

Dialects

Penobscot.

Other Comments

Last speaker died in 1993 (Golla 2007).