Chitimacha

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A language of United States

Alternate Names
Chetemacha
Population

No known L1 speakers (2017). Last speaker died in 1940 (Golla 2007). Ethnic population: 300 (1977 SIL).

Location

Louisiana: south.

Language Status

9 (Dormant). Language of registered tribe: Chitimacha Tribe of Louisiana.

Language Development
Rosetta Stone software has been created and distributed to every member of the tribe, a dictionary is being prepared, and language classes are being taught on the reservation (2015).
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