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Abnaki, Eastern

An extinct language of United States

ISO 639-3aaq

Population  No known speakers. Ethnic population: 1,800 including Western Abnaki in Canada (1982 SIL).
Region  Near Bangor, Maine. 1 village (Penobscot).
Alternate names   Abenaki
Dialects  Penobscot.
Classification  Algic, Algonquian, Eastern
Language use  Last speaker of Penobscot died in 1990s. Other dialects extinct.
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