Apache, Jicarilla

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A language of United States

Autonym
Abáachi mizaa, Jicarilla Abáachi
Population

460 (2010 census), decreasing. Ethnic population: 3,100 (Golla 2007). All Apache varieties: 13,270 (2000 census).

Location

New Mexico: Dulce area.

Language Status

7 (Shifting).

Language Use

More than 300 semi-speakers (Golla 2007). Also use English [eng], which is preferred by children and most young adults.

Language Development
Dictionary. Bible portions: 1965.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

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