Chimariko

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A language of United States

Population

No known L1 speakers (2011). Last speaker, Martha Zigler, died around 1950 (Golla 2007). Ethnic population: No ethnic group members left (1997 K. Turner).

Location

California: northwest.

Language Status

10 (Extinct).

Language Development
Grammar. Chimariko descendants consider both Hupa [hup] and Chimariko to be heritage languages but emphasize Hupa for cultural revitalization (Golla 2007).
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