Yuchi

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A language of United States

Alternate Names
Euchee, Tsoyaha, Uchean, Uchi, Yuchee, zOyaha
Population

16, all users. L1 users: 4 (2016 R. Grounds). L2 users: 12 (2016 R. Grounds). Ethnic population: 1,500 (Golla 2007).

Location

Oklahoma: Bristow and Hectorsville, east central among Creek people, near Sapulpa.

Language Status

8b (Nearly extinct).

Language Use

Shifting to English [eng]. Older adults only L1 speakers; some younger emerging speakers.

Language Development
Dictionary. Grammar. Preschool language immersion daycare center, after-school children’s classes, and annual language and culture camps. Agency: Euchee (Yuchi) Language Project.
Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].

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