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Okanagan

A language of Canada

ISO 639-3oka

Population  400 in Canada (1977 SIL). Population total all countries: 510.
Region  South central British Columbia, east of Fraser Valley and west of Kootenai. Also in United States.
Language map  Southwestern Canada
Alternate names   Okanagan-Colville, Okanagon, Okanogan
Dialects  Southern Okanogan, Sanpoil.
Classification  Salishan, Interior Salish, Southern
Language use  Older adults. Also use English.
Language development  Dictionary. Grammar.
Comments  Language courses (1991).

Also spoken in:

United States

Language name   Okanagan
Population  110 in United States (2000 census), decreasing. Ethnic population: 204 (2000 census).
Region  Colville Reservation, Washington.
Language map  Northwestern United States of America
Alternate names  Okanagan-Colville, Okanagon, Okanogan
Dialects  Southern Okanogan, Sanpoil, Colville, Lake.
Language use  Older adults. Also use English.
 
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