Chehalis, Upper

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A language of United States

Alternate Names
Chehalis, Kwaiailk, Q̉ʷay̓áyiłq̉
Population

No known L1 speakers (2007). The last speaker died in 2001 (Golla 2007). Ethnic population: 200 (1977 SIL).

Location

Washington: south of Puget Sound.

Language Status

9 (Dormant). Language of registered tribe: Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation, Cowlitz Indian Tribe.

Dialects

None known. Separate from Lower Chehalis [cea]. Different from Halkomelem [hur] on Chehalis river, British Columbia.

Language Development
Dictionary. Grammar.
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