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Naga Sign Language

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Naga Sign Language

Naga Sign Language
Native to India
Region Naga Hills
Extinct last reported from 1921[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 None (mis)

Naga Hills Sign Language was a village sign language of India. Early in the 20th century, a high incidence of deafness was observed among communities of the Naga hills. A sign language was used by both deaf and hearing members of the community. Ethnologist and political officer John Henry Hutton wrote:

References

  1. ^ Gallaudet
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