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Kalispel-Pend D’oreille

A language of United States

ISO 639-3fla

Population  64 (2005 T. Pete), decreasing. 58 in Salish and Pend D’oreille; 4 in Kalispel (2000 US census). Ethnic population: 6,800 (1997).
Region  Northeast Washington, Kalispel Reservation; northwest Montana, Flathead Reservation.
Language map  Northwestern United States of America
Alternate names   “Flathead-Kalispel” , “Kalispel-Flathead” , Salish
Dialects  Pend D’oreille, Kalispel, Bitterroot Salish.
Classification  Salishan, Interior Salish, Southern
Language use  Shifting to English. Older adults only.
Comments  Spokane [spo] is a coordinate language variety. Nearly extinct.
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