Caddo

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A language of United States

Alternate Names
Caddoe, Hasí:nay, Hatsinai, Kado, Kadohadacho
Population

25 (Golla 2007). No monolinguals (2000 B. Levy). Ethnic population: 45 (2000 census).

Location

Oklahoma: Caddo county.

Language Status

8a (Moribund). Language of registered tribe: Caddo Nation of Oklahoma.

Dialects

None known. Related to Pawnee [paw], Kitsai [kii] and Wichita [wic].

Language Use

Shifted to English [eng]. Older adults only.

Language Development
Other Comments

The tribes are Cahinnio, Hasinai, Kadohadacho, Nanatsoho, Upper Nasoni, Upper Natchitoches, and Upper Yatasi.

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