Sechelt

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A language of Canada

Alternate Names
She Shashishalhem
Population

4 (FPCC 2014). 34 semi-speakers (FPCC 2014). L2 users: 0. Ethnic population: 1,200 (FPCC 2014).

Location

British Columbia province: coast north of Vancouver.

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Language Status

8b (Nearly extinct). Language of recognized indigenous peoples: Sechelt.

Language Use

Shifting to English [eng]. Strong desire to revive the language. Taught in the local school (Golla 2007). Elderly only.

Language Development

A few are literate. Dictionary. Grammar.

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