Abenaki, Western

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A language of Canada

Alternate Names
Abenaki, Abenaqui, Alnombak, Saint Francis, Western Abnaki
Autonym
Alnôbak
Population

L1 users: 10 (Golla 2007). Total users in all countries: 14.

Location

Quebec province: Odanak Reserve on Saint Francois river.

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Language Status

8b (Nearly extinct).

Language Use

Elderly only.

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

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

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

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