Sekani

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A language of Canada

Alternate Names
Tsek’ehne, Tse’khene, Tsek’hene
Population

30 (FPCC 2014). 240 semi-speakers (FPCC 2014). L2 users: 0 (Golla 2007). Ethnic population: 1,410 (FPCC 2014).

Location

British Columbia province: Beaver community of Prophet River, Fort McLeod, Iskut Tahltan community, Ware.

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Language Status

8b (Nearly extinct).

Language Use

Speakers 35 and older. Most also use English [eng].

Language Development
Bible portions: 1969.
Writing

Latin script [Latn]. Unified Canadian Aboriginal Syllabics script [Cans], no longer in use.

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