• Language: Kanza
  • Alternate names: Kansa, Kansas, Kaw, Konze, Kanze,
  • Language code: ksk
  • Language family: Siouan-Catawban, Siouan, Mississippi Valley-Ohio Valley Siouan, Mississippi Valley Siouan, Dhegihan, Omaha-Ponca (SIL classification)
  • Number of speakers:
  • Vulnerability: Awakening
  • Script:

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    Dissolved in 1902, the Kaw Nation was reconstituted in 1959 with a headquarters at Kaw City, Oklahoma, and now has a membership of about 1,700. There have been no fluent speakers of the language since the early 1980s, but about a dozen people claim some knowledge of it.