Abenaki, Western


A language of Canada

Alternate Names
Abenaki, Abenaqui, St. Francis, Western Abnaki

10 in Canada (Golla 2007).


Quebec, Odanak Reserve on the Saint Francois River. Also in United States.

Language Maps
Language Status

8b (Nearly extinct).

Language Use

Elderly only.

Language Development
At least 3 communities, notably Abenaki Reserve, are attempting to revive the language. Dictionary. Grammar. Bible portions: 1844.
Latin script.
Other Comments

Used for source material for linguistic studies and language revival programs.

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