Language family: Azteco-Tanoan

Language group: Tanoan

Geographical use: in the Rio Grande valley (New Mexico, USA)

Information: Indian language, spoken by 7 pueblos (Santa Clara, San Ildefonso, San Juan, Nambe, Pojoaque and Tesuque).

The Tanoan speakers have not, in 500 years of European settlement in the USA, ever afforded anyone outside their communities to learn their languages. Very few Europeans can work with these Tanoan languages.