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This report describes a language survey conducted in January and February of 2007
among people speaking Ama, Karko, and Wali. These languages are spoken in villages of
the northwest Nuba Mountains, Sudan. Wordlists and interviews were utilized as
methods for obtaining data. The main goals of this research were to get an approximate
number of languages that are spoken in the survey region, collect data on their
ethnolinguistic identities, gauge the vitality of each of them, and to determine the
relationships that exist between these languages. The research was conducted to help
make decisions on the best ways to meet the needs of these speech communities for
language development and literature.