110 in Canada (FPCC 2014). 1 speaker of Southern Tsimshian; the rest speak Coast Tsimshian (Golla 2007). Population total all countries: 180. Ethnic population: 6,880 (FPCC 2014). L2 users: 50 in Canada (2000).
North coast British Columbia. Southern Tsimshian at southern end on coast at Klemtu.
Coast Tsimshian (Sm’algyax), Southern Tsimshian (Old Klemtu, Sguxs, Skiixs).
SOV; prepositions; genitives, adjectives before noun heads.
Latin script [Latn].
Southern dialect very divergent.