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Ojibwa, Severn

A language of Canada

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Population  10,500.
Region  Northern northwest Ontario into Manitoba.
Language maps  Canada, reference number 8
Canada, reference number 9
Canada, reference number 9
Alternate names   Cree, Northern Ojibwa, Oji-Cree, Ojibway, Ojibwe, Ojicree
Dialects  Winisk River Ojibwa, Severn River Ojibwa.
Classification  Algic, Algonquian, Central, Ojibwa
A member of macrolanguage Ojibwa [oji] (Canada).
Language use  Concerted effort via language teaching in public schools and other efforts to reverse decline. Older adults.
Language development  Literacy rate in L1: 50%–75%. Grammar. NT: 1988.
Writing system  Unified Canadian Aboriginal Syllabics script.
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