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Bella Coola

A language of Canada

ISO 639-3blc

Population  20 (2002 W. Poser). Ethnic population: 700 (Kinkade 1991).
Region  Inlet on central British Columbia coast, head of Burke Channel, North Bentinck Arm, mouth of Bella Coola River.
Language map  Southwestern Canada
Alternate names   Nuxalk
Classification  Salishan, Bella Coola
Language use  Shifting to English.
Language development  Dictionary. Grammar.
Comments  Language course in Bella Coola (1991). Nearly extinct.
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