18 (2010 census). Ethnic population: 500 (1995 M. Krauss).
Alaska: Cantwell, Chickaloon, and Copper river above Eyak river mouth, upper Susitna and Nenana drainages, 8 total communities; Washington state.
8a (Moribund). Recognized language (2014, Official Languages of Alaska Law as amended, Alaska Statute 44.12.310).
All over 50 years. Also use English [eng].
Growing interest in use among the population.