Nez Perce


  • Language: Nez Perce
  • Alternate names: Shahaptan, Chopunnish, Nimipu, Numipu, Nuumiipuutimt, Nuumiipuutímt
  • Language code: nez
  • Language family: Sahaptian
  • Number of speakers: <50
  • Vulnerability: Endangered
  • Script: Latin script.

More information:

    Conversational Nez Perce taught in Nespelem, Washington. There is a formal program of Nez Perce language instruction at Lewis-Clark State College in Lewiston, Idaho as well as an independent program run by the tribe itself on the Idaho reservation, in Lapwai, Kamiah, and Orofino, Idaho.

    Nez Perce is spoken in USA, North America.