Seneca

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A language of United States

Autonym
Onödowá’ga:
Population

100 (Golla 2007). Ethnic population: 900 (2000 census). 6,240 (1997 W. Chafe).

Location

New York: Allegheny, Cattaraugus, and Tonawanda reservations.

Language Status

7 (Shifting). Language of registered tribe: Seneca Nation of Indians, Seneca-Cayuga Nation, Tonawanda Band of Seneca, Niharondasa Seneca.

Language Use

Shifting to English [eng]. Speakers 50 and older. Also use English [eng].

Language Development
Dictionary. Grammar. Bible portions: 1829–2011.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

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