• Language: Shawnee
  • Alternate names: Algonkin
  • Language code: sjw
  • Language family: Algic, Algonquian-Blackfoot, Algonquian, Eastern Great Lakes Algonquian
  • Number of speakers: 200
  • Vulnerability: Endangered [Read more...]
  • Script: Latin script

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    The Shawnee language is a Central Algonquian language spoken in parts of central and northeastern Oklahoma by the Shawnee people. It was originally spoken this people in a broad territory throughout the Eastern United States, mostly north of the Ohio River. They occupied territory in Ohio, West Virginia, Kentucky, and Pennsylvania.