Haida, Southern

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A language of Canada

Alternate Names
Skidegate
Population

10 (Krauss 1997). Population of 270 reported in 2001 census may include Northern [hdn] and Southern [hax] Haida. Ethnic population: 500 (Golla 2007).

Location

British Columbia, Queen Charlotte Islands, Skidegate.

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Language Status

8a (Moribund).

Dialects

Borderline intelligibility with Northern Haida [hdn].

Language Use

Taught at community-based immersion program. Only at formal gatherings. Speakers 50 and older.

Language Development
Dictionary. Grammar.