A language of United States

Alternate Names
Wendat, Wyandotte, Wyendat

No known L1 speakers in United States, but emerging L2 speakers. Last speaker died about 1960 (Golla 2007). Ethnic population: 3,600 (Golla 2007). Total users in all countries: none known.


Oklahoma: Wyandotte, northeast.

Language Status

9 (Reawakening). Language of registered tribe: Wyandotte Nation.


Huron, Wyandot.

Language Use

Wyandot spoken near Sandwich, Ontario, and Wyandotte, Oklahoma with 2 older adult speakers in 1961 (Golla 2007).

Language Development

Being taught to children in school (1999). Dictionary. Grammar. Texts. Interest in language revival; communities in Oklahoma and Quebec have limited language programs (Golla 2007).

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