On Chiloé Island, southern Chile, the Huillichesungun variety of Huilliche is still maintained by a handful of speakers. Despite being further away from the center of the Mapudungun language area than Tsesungun, Huillichesungun is closer linguistically to its larger and better known Araucanian sister language Mapudungun.

Living Tongues met with some Huillichesungun language and cultural activists and teachers on Chiloé like Hugo Antipani of Quéllon, and Jovita Obando and Hilda Guenteo of Weqetrumao and made some sample recordings of their language, which by their estimates is down to under 10 speakers.

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