Ojibwa, Severn

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A language of Canada

Alternate Names
Cree, Northern Ojibwa, Ojibway, Ojibwe, Ojicree, Oji-Cree
Population

10,500 (2001 census).

Location

Northern northwest Ontario into Manitoba.

Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Severn River Ojibwa, Winisk River Ojibwa.

Language Use

Older adults.

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 50%–75%. Concerted effort via language teaching in public schools and other efforts to reverse decline. Grammar. NT: 1988.
Writing
Unified Canadian Aboriginal Syllabics script.