QUAPAW: a language of USA

The following is the entry for this language as it appeared in the 14th edition (2000).
It has been superseded by the corresponding entry in the 15th edition (2005).

SIL code: QUA

ISO 639-2: sio

Population 34 speakers (1990 census) out of 2,000 population (1986 SIL). 
Region Northeastern corner of Oklahoma.
Alternate names   ARKANSAS, ALKANSEA, CAPA, OGAXPA
Classification Siouan, Siouan Proper, Central, Mississippi Valley, Dhegiha.
Comments Closely related to Kansa, Omaha, Osage, and Ponca, all called 'Dhegiha.' Bilingualism in English. Nearly extinct.

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