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Michif

A language of United States

ISO 639-3crg

Population  230 in United States (2000 census), decreasing. Population total all countries: 830.
Region  North Dakota, Turtle Mountain Reservation. Also in Canada.
Language map  Northern Central United States of America
Alternate names   French Cree, Mitchif
Dialects  Most similar to Plains Cree [crk]. Several varieties in Canada.
Classification  Mixed language, French-Cree
Language use  Most or all are older adults. Also use English.
Language development  Dictionary. Grammar.

Also spoken in:

Canada

Language name   Michif
Population  600 in Canada (1998). Canada Census (2001) includes Michif among 995 Algonquin speakers not counted elsewhere.
Region  Scattered locations.
Alternate names  French Cree, Métis
Language use  Mainly older adults. Also use English.
Comments  Formerly buffalo hunters.