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A language of Canada

Alternate Names
Dene K’e
Population

2 (Krauss 1997). One semi-fluent speaker and one elderly deaf speaker in 2001 (Golla 2007). Ethnic population: 400 (Krauss 1997).

Location

Yukon territory: some at Carcross.

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Language Status

8b (Nearly extinct).

Language Use

There is some community interest in relearning the language. Also use English [eng]. Also use Tlingit [tli], fluently.

Other Comments

Tagish label also applied to inland Tlingit.

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