L1 users: 15 (Krauss 2007). Ethnic population: 400 (Krauss 2007).
Alaska: Tanana river below Fairbanks, Minto, and Nenana.
8a (Moribund). Recognized language (2014, Official Languages of Alaska Law as amended, Alaska Statute 44.12.310).
Shifting to English [eng].
Chena River dialect became extinct in 1976 and Salcha-Goodpaster in 1993.