Malecite-Passamaquoddy

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A language of Canada

Alternate Names
Maliseet-Passamaquoddy
Population

490 in Canada (2011 census). Ethnic population: 3,000 (1998 SIL). Total users in all countries: 590.

Location

New Brunswick province: Saint John river villages.

Language Status

7 (Shifting).

Dialects

Malecite (Maliseet), Passamaquoddy.

Language Use

Middle-aged or elderly. Positive attitudes. Also use English [eng], especially among the young.

Language Development
School and community-based classes. Taught at the University of New Brunswick. Dictionary. Grammar. Bible portions: 1870.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

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