L1 users: 17 (FPCC 2014). 510 semi-speakers (FPCC 2014). Ethnic population: 1,660 (FPCC 2014).
British Columbia province: Burke channel head, North Bentinck arm, Bella Coola river mouth.
8b (Nearly extinct).
Nuxalk College has occasional language classes. There are immersion camps and other revitalization programs. Speakers are 60 and older.