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Keres, Western

A language of United States

ISO 639-3kjq

Population  3,390 (1980 census). 1,695 Laguna, 1,696 Acoma; US Census (2000) lists 11,210 as “Keres”. Ethnic population: 5,880, including 3,526 Laguna, 2,354 Acoma (1980 census).
Region  New Mexico, north central.
Language map  Southwestern United States of America
Alternate names   Western Keres Pueblo
Dialects  Acoma (Laguna).
Classification  Keres
Language use  All ages.
Language development  Literacy rate in L1: Below 1%. Literacy rate in L2: 50%–75%. Grammar. Bible portions: 1966–1997.
Writing system  Latin script.