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A Filipino dialect (Waray) (1st choice)

      - 2.6 million speakers 
      - Eastern Visayas, some parts of Masbate, and some parts of Sorsogon 
      - Cebuano, Tagalog, English 
      - Its transmission: regional language, used in the local government, used in visual media, but not print media; taught in school from K to 3rd grade; in Mass (Waray Bible)
      - ISO code: war


A Japanese dialect (Ainu) (2nd possible choice?)

      - 10 speakers left
      - Hokkaido
      - Japanese
      - Its transmission: Rarely any as there’s only single digit number speakers at this point I believe; I think the estimate of finding text will be very small; I found this document about Ainu, but I had a hard time making it accessible https://www.degruyter.com/document/isbn/9781501502859/html. 
      - ISO Code: ain

Tiwi (3rd choice)

      - Polysynthetic language
      - 2,040 speakers
      - ISO code: tiw
      - Bathurst and Melville Islands, Northern Terrority
      - English
      - Its transmission: 10% of it is taught to children
      - https://ebible.org/tiw/MAT01.htm,,,