Keresan Sign Language
Keresan Sign Language, also known as Keresan Pueblo Indian Sign Language (KPISL) or Keresign, is a village sign language spoken by many of the inhabitants of a Keresan pueblo with a relatively high incidence of congenital deafness (the pueblo is not identified in sources, but the cited population suggests it is Zia Pueblo).
|Keresan Sign Language|
|Native to||United States|
|Region||one of the Keres pueblos|
|15 deaf (2003)|
Known by many of the 650 inhabitants of the pueblo
|ISO 639-3||None (|
Keresan Sign Language developed locally, and is unrelated to the trade language Plains Indian Sign Language.
- Kelley, Walter & Tony McGregor (2003) "Keresan Pueblo Indian Sign Language", in Reyhner, Trujillo, Carrasco, & Lockard (eds.), Nurturing Native Languages, pp. 141–148. Flagstaff: Northern Arizona University.
- Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Keresan Pueblo Indian Sign Language". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
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