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México. Lenguas Indígenas Nacionales en Riesgo de Desaparición
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Vulnerable

Native Speakers Worldwide

15,993

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(2010 census); (Sánchez 2012:22)

Year of info

2012

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Endangered

Native Speakers Worldwide

25,568

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Provides speaker numbers divided into 4 Huave varieties: Santa Maria, 862, severely endangered; San Francisco, 6874, critically endangered; San Dionisio, 5165, definitely endangered; San Mateo, 12667, vulnerable.

Year of info

2010

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Native Speakers Worldwide

18,340

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Ethnologue lists 4 Huave languages: San Dionisio del Mar Huave [hve]: 4,940 (2000); San Francisco del Mar Huave [hue]: 900 (1990 census), ethnic population: 3,900 (1990 census); San Mateo del Mar Huave [huv]: 12,000 (1990 census); Santa María del Mar Huave [hvv]: 500 (1993).

Year of info

2009

Location and Context

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Mexico;

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Location description

Southeast coast, Oaxaca.

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Southeast coast, Oaxaca.

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Location and Context

Countries

San Dionisio Del Mar; San Francisco Del Mar; San Mateo Del Mar; Santa Maria Del Mar

Coordinates

16.35, -94.70; 16.28, -94.57; 16.21, -95.01; 16.22, -94.82

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Year of info

2013

Location and Context

Countries

San Dionisio Del Mar

Coordinates

16.192003, -94.450428

Location description

Huave is spoken in several villages around San Dionisio del Mar in the state of Oaxaca.

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Huave is spoken in several villages around San Dionisio del Mar in the state of Oaxaca.

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Threatened

Native Speakers Worldwide

10,000-15,000

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Non-monolingual speakers

Almost all

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"As of 2008 there are no monolinguals in a population of over 5,000 [speakers of the San Francisco del Mar variety], and probably not more than 100 individuals total with a high degree of fluency in [San Francisco del Mar] Huave."

Year of info

2008

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Location description

"The four towns of the Zona Huave are located on the Pacific Coast of Oaxaca’s Isthmus (Istmo) region near the cities of Salina Cruz and Juchitán, on three peninsulas stretching into the Gulf of Tehuantepec.

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"The four towns of the Zona Huave are located on the Pacific Coast of Oaxaca’s Isthmus (Istmo) region near the cities of Salina Cruz and Juchitán, on three peninsulas stretching into the Gulf of Tehuantepec.

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Other languages used

Spanish, Zapotec

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Vulnerable

Native Speakers Worldwide

18,244

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Like Ethnologue, WOLP distinguishes 4 Huave languages: San Francisco del Mar Huave: 900. Santa María del Mar Huave: 500. San Dionisio del Mar Huave: 4,944. San Mateo del Mar Huave: 12,000.

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Mexico

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  1. Endangered Languages Catalogue Project. Compiled by research teams at University of Hawai'i Mānoa and Institute for Language Information and Technology (LINGUIST List) at Eastern Michigan University
    2012. "Endangered Languages Catalogue Project. Compiled By Research Teams At University of Hawai'i Mānoa and Institute For Language Information and Technology (LINGUIST List) At Eastern Michigan University."
  2. Atlas of the World’s Languages in Danger
    Moseley, Christopher (ed.). 2010. Atlas of the World’s Languages in Danger, 3rd edn. http://www.unesco.org/culture/en/endangeredlanguages/atlas. (03 June, 2011.)
    http://www.unesco.org/culture/en/endangeredlanguages/atlas
  3. Ethnologue: Languages of the World, 16th Edition (2009)
    Lewis, M. Paul (ed.). 2009. Ethnologue: Languages of the World, 16 edn. http://www.ethnologue.com/home.asp. (15 February, 2011.)
    http://www.ethnologue.com/
  4. World Oral Literature Project
    "World Oral Literature Project." Online: http://www.oralliterature.org.
    http://www.oralliterature.org
  5. Personal communication
    Enrique L. Palancar. 2013. "Personal Communication."
  6. Glottolog
    "Glottolog." Online: http://www.glottolog.org/glottolog/.
    http://www.glottolog.org/glottolog/
  7. México. Lenguas Indígenas Nacionales en Riesgo de Desaparición
    Javier López Sánchez, Alejandra Arellano Martínez, Almandina Cárdenas Demay and Marisol Flores Castro. 2012. "México. Lenguas Indígenas Nacionales En Riesgo De Desaparición." edited by Arnulfo Embriz Osorio and Óscar Zamora Alarcón (coordinadores). INALI. Online: http://site.inali.gob.mx/pdf/libro_lenguas_indigenas_nacionales_en_riesgo_de_desaparicion.pdf.
    http://site.inali.gob.mx/pdf/libro_lenguas_indigenas_nacionales_en_riesgo_de_desaparicion.pdf