A language of United States

Alternate Names
Lower Umpqua, Siuslawan

No known L1 speakers (2000). No speakers by the 1970s (Golla 2007). No speakers of Siuslaw for many years (1998 M. Kinkade). Ethnic population: 100 (Golla 2007).


Oregon: south coast.

Language Status

9 (Dormant). Language of registered tribe: Confederated Tribes of the Coos; Lower Umpqua; and Siuslaw Indians of Oregon, Confederated Tribes of the Siletz Reservation.

Language Development
Texts. Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw have a language program (Golla 2007).
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