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Halkomelem

A language of Canada

ISO 639-3hur

Population  200 in Canada (2002 W. Poser). Population total all countries: 225.
Region  Southwest British Columbia. Also in United States.
Language map  Southwestern Canada
Alternate names   Holkomelem
Dialects  Chiliwack, Cowichan, Musqueam, Nanaimo.
Classification  Salishan, Central Salish, Halkomelem
Language use  Older adults. Also use English.
Language development  Dictionary. Grammar.
Comments  Language courses (1991).

Also spoken in:

United States

Language name   Halkomelem
Population  25 in United States (1997 B. Galloway), decreasing. Ethnic population: 5,267 (1997 B. Galloway).
Region  Washington.
Alternate names  Holkomelem
Dialects  Chiliwack, Cowichan, Musqueam, Nanaimo.
Language use  Shifted to English.
 
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