Tutchone, Northern

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A language of Canada

Alternate Names
Selkirk
Population

210 (2011 census). Ethnic population: 1,100 (Golla 2007).

Location

Central Yukon, Mayo-Stewart, Selkirk-Pelly, Carmacks, Whitehorse, and White River areas.

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Language Status

7 (Shifting).

Language Use

Shifting to English [eng]. Older adults.

Language Development
Literacy workshops since 1984. School language programs in Mayo, Pelly Crossing and Carmacks since 1990 (Golla 2007). Taught in primary schools.