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A language of United States

Population

No known L1 speakers (Golla 2011). The last first language speaker died before 1990 (Golla 2011). Ethnic population: 100 (1977 SIL).

Location

Oregon: south coast.

Language Status

9 (Dormant). Language of registered tribe: Cher-Ae Heights Indian Community of the Trinidad Rancheria, Confederated Tribes of the Siletz Reservation.

Language Use

Shifted to English [eng].

Language Development
Oregon’s Siletz Valley Charter School offered courses in the language for grades 6 through 8 (2012).
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