Choctaw is a Native American language spoken by the Choctaw people, who primarily inhabit the southeastern United States. The Choctaw language is part of the Muskogean family, which includes other languages such as Chickasaw and Creek.
Choctaw is one of the few remaining indigenous languages spoken in the United States. According to the 2016 American Community Survey, there are about 2,000 Choctaw speakers in the United States. The majority of Choctaw speakers live in Oklahoma, but the language is also spoken in Mississippi and Louisiana.
The Choctaw language is endangered, but there are efforts underway to revive it. In Oklahoma, the Choctaw Nation offers language classes and Choctaw language immersion schools. There is also a Choctaw language dictionary and a Choctaw language app.
The Choctaw language has a rich history and culture. The Choctaw people have a long tradition of storytelling, and the language is an important part of Choctaw identity. The Choctaw language is also a valuable resource for linguists and anthropologists.
The Choctaw language is facing extinction, but there are efforts underway to preserve it. The Choctaw language is an important part of Choctaw culture and history, and it is a valuable resource for linguists and anthropologists.