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Kutenai

A language of Canada

ISO 639-3kut

Population  6 in Canada (2002 W. Poser). Population total all countries: 12.
Region  Southeast British Columbia, Columbia Lake, Lower Kootenay, St Mary’s, Tobacco Plains. Also in United States.
Language map  Canada
Alternate names   Kootenai, Kootenay, Ktunaxa
Classification  Language isolate
Language use  Shifting to English. Kutenai is offered as L2 course (1991). Mainly adults.
Language development  Dictionary. Grammar.
Writing system  Latin script.
Comments  Nearly extinct.

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United States

Language name   Kutenai
Population  6 in United States, decreasing. Ethnic population: 359 (2000 census).
Region  Northern Idaho, Flathead Reservation; Montana.
Language map  Northwestern United States of America
Alternate names  Kootenai, Ktunaxa
Language use  Shifting to English. Kutenai is offered as L2 course (1991). Older adults.
Comments  Nearly extinct.
 
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