60 (Golla 2007). Ethnic population: 220 (Golla 2007).
Alaska: Dot Lake, Tanacross, Upper Tanana area, Healy Lake, and Tok.
8a (Moribund). Recognized language (2014, Official Languages of Alaska Law as amended, Alaska Statute 44.12.310).
Healy Lake, Mansfield-Ketchumstuck. Little dialect variation. Mansfield-Ketchumstuck is most important politically and numerically. Reportedly most similar to Upper Tanana [tau], but with different tone systems.
Latin script [Latn], practical alphabet was established in 1973, sometimes taught in school.
Recognized as a distinct language in the 1970s.