||2,300 (2001 SIL). Ethnic population: 3,200 (1987 SIL).
||Southern Alberta, west and northwest of Calgary, and central Alberta, west of Edmonton.
||Southern Stoney, Northern Stoney. Dialects nearly 100% mutually intelligible. Northern dialect is spoken at Duffield (Paul Band) and Lac St. Anne (Alexis Band). Lexical similarity: 89% with Assiniboine [asb], 86% with Dakota [dak] of Manitoba, 85% with Dakota [dak] of North Dakota, 83% with Lakota [lkt].
||Siouan, Siouan Proper, Central, Mississippi Valley, Dakota
||Literacy rate in L1: Below 1%. Literacy rate in L2: 75%–100%. Bible portions: 1970.