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October 13, 2005

Menominee is an indigenous language of the United States

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Region:

Northeastern Wisconsin, on what was formerly the Menomini Reservation.

Alternate names:

Menomini

Classification:

Algic -> Algonquian -> Central -> Menominee

Population:

39 speakers. Ethnic population: 3,500 (1977 SIL).

Language use:

Speakers have shifted to English. Speakers are older adults. Language is nearly extinct.

Language development:

Grammar.

Menominee Language
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