A language of Canada


15 (Golla 2007). Up to 45 speakers of varying degrees of fluency: 15 fully fluent with an additional 10 to 15 who can carry on conversations (Golla 2007). Ethnic population: 700 (Golla 2007). L2 users: 0.


British Columbia coast north of Vancouver.

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Language Status

8a (Moribund).

Language Use

Shifting to English [eng]. Strong desire to revive the language. Taught in the local school (Golla 2007). Speakers 50 and older.

Language Development
A few are literate. Dictionary. Grammar.