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Haisla

A language of Canada

ISO 639-3has

Population  25 (Kinkade 1991). Ethnic population: 1,000 (1977 SIL).
Region  Central British Columbia coast inlet, Douglas Channel head, near Kitimat.
Language map  Southwestern Canada
Dialects  Kitimat (Kitamat). Related to Heiltsuk [hei], Kwakiutl [kwk].
Classification  Wakashan, Northern
Language use  Shifting to English. Mostly older adults.
Language development  Dictionary.
Comments  Nearly extinct.
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