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Severely Endangered

Native Speakers Worldwide

765

Domains of Use

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Transmission

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Community Members

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Language Information By Source

 Report on the status of B.C. First Nations Languages
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Severely Endangered

Native Speakers Worldwide

765

Domains of Use

No data

Speaker Number Trends

No data

Transmission

No data

Speakers

Second-language speakers

No data

Semi-speakers

392

Child speakers

No data

Young adult speakers

No data

Older adult speakers

No data

Elder Speakers

No data

Ethnic Population

4,791

Non-monolingual speakers

No data

More about speakers

No data

Year of info

2018

Location and Context

Countries

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Coordinates

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Location description

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Government support

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Institutional support

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Speakers’s attitudes

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Standard orthography

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Script (Writing system)

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Other writing systems

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Other languages used

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Domains of other languages

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Endangered

Native Speakers Worldwide

560

Domains of Use

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Speaker Number Trends

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Transmission

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Second-language speakers

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Semi-speakers

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Child speakers

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Older adult speakers

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Elder Speakers

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Ethnic Population

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Non-monolingual speakers

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Year of info

2010

Location and Context

Countries

Canada;British Columbia

Coordinates

52.031,-123.1678;

Location description

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Government support

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Threatened

Native Speakers Worldwide

400-1,200

Domains of Use

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Speaker Number Trends

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Transmission

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Speakers

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Semi-speakers

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Child speakers

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Elder Speakers

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Ethnic Population

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Non-monolingual speakers

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Year of info

2007

Location and Context

Countries

Canada;

Coordinates

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Location description

South-central British Comlumbia. Spoken in several communities along the Chilco and Chilcotin Rivers in the vicinity of Williams Lake.

Government support

No data

Institutional support

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Speakers’s attitudes

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Standard orthography

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Script (Writing system)

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Other writing systems

South-central British Comlumbia. Spoken in several communities along the Chilco and Chilcotin Rivers in the vicinity of Williams Lake.

More on writing systems

No data

Other languages used

English

Domains of other languages

No data

More on context

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Threatened

Native Speakers Worldwide

1,140

Domains of Use

No data

Speaker Number Trends

No data

Transmission

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Speakers

Second-language speakers

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Semi-speakers

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Child speakers

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Young adult speakers

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Older adult speakers

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Elder Speakers

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Ethnic Population

2,500

Non-monolingual speakers

No data

More about speakers

Data for the number of native speakers comes from the 2001 census. There are 100 monolinguals. 930 (2011 census). 100 monolinguals. Ethnic population: 2,500 (2013).

Year of info

2009

Location and Context

Countries

Canada;

Coordinates

No data

Location description

South central British Columbia, west of Williams Lake. 7 reserve communities: Alexandria, Toosey, Anahim, Stone, Nemiah, Redstone, Ulkatcho.

Government support

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Standard orthography

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Other writing systems

South central British Columbia, west of Williams Lake. 7 reserve communities: Alexandria, Toosey, Anahim, Stone, Nemiah, Redstone, Ulkatcho.

More on writing systems

No data

Other languages used

No data

Domains of other languages

No data

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Threatened

Native Speakers Worldwide

948

Domains of Use

No data

Speaker Number Trends

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Transmission

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Speakers

Second-language speakers

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Semi-speakers

1,866

Child speakers

No data

Young adult speakers

No data

Older adult speakers

No data

Elder Speakers

No data

Ethnic Population

No data

Non-monolingual speakers

No data

More about speakers

No data

Year of info

2012

Location and Context

Countries

Canada;

Coordinates

No data

Location description

British Columbia

Government support

No data

Institutional support

No data

Speakers’s attitudes

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Standard orthography

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Script (Writing system)

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Other writing systems

British Columbia

More on writing systems

No data

Other languages used

English

Domains of other languages

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No data

Threatened

Native Speakers Worldwide

400-1,200

Domains of Use

No data

Speaker Number Trends

No data

Transmission

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Speakers

Second-language speakers

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Semi-speakers

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Child speakers

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Older adult speakers

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Elder Speakers

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Ethnic Population

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Non-monolingual speakers

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No data

Year of info

2008

Location and Context

Countries

Canada;

Coordinates

No data

Location description

South-central British Columbia, spoken in several communities along the Chilco and Chilcotin Rivers in the vicinity of Williams Lake, including Alexis Creek, Anaham, Nemaiah Valley, Stone, and Toosey, as well as at Alexandria on the Fraser River.

Government support

No data

Institutional support

No data

Speakers’s attitudes

No data

Standard orthography

No data

Script (Writing system)

No data

Other writing systems

South-central British Columbia, spoken in several communities along the Chilco and Chilcotin Rivers in the vicinity of Williams Lake, including Alexis Creek, Anaham, Nemaiah Valley, Stone, and Toosey, as well as at Alexandria on the Fraser River.

More on writing systems

No data

Other languages used

English

Domains of other languages

No data

More on context

No data

Severely Endangered

Native Speakers Worldwide

864

Domains of Use

No data

Speaker Number Trends

No data

Transmission

No data

Speakers

Second-language speakers

No data

Semi-speakers

763

Child speakers

No data

Young adult speakers

No data

Older adult speakers

No data

Elder Speakers

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Ethnic Population

No data

Non-monolingual speakers

No data

More about speakers

No data

Year of info

2014

Location and Context

Countries

Canada: British Columbia

Coordinates

No data

Location description

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Government support

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Institutional support

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Other languages used

English

Domains of other languages

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Threatened

Native Speakers Worldwide

2,000

Domains of Use

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Speaker Number Trends

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  1. Endangered Languages Catalogue Project. Compiled by research teams at University of Hawai'i Mānoa and Institute for Language Information and Technology (LINGUIST List) at Eastern Michigan University
    2012. "Endangered Languages Catalogue Project. Compiled By Research Teams At University of Hawai'i Mānoa and Institute For Language Information and Technology (LINGUIST List) At Eastern Michigan University."
  2. Ethnologue: Languages of the World, 16th Edition (2009)
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  3. Atlas of the World’s Languages in Danger
    Moseley, Christopher (ed.). 2010. Atlas of the World’s Languages in Danger, 3rd edn. http://www.unesco.org/culture/en/endangeredlanguages/atlas. (03 June, 2011.)
    http://www.unesco.org/culture/en/endangeredlanguages/atlas
  4. World Oral Literature Project
    "World Oral Literature Project." Online: http://www.oralliterature.org.
    http://www.oralliterature.org
  5. North America
    Victor Golla, Ives Goddard, Lyle Campbell, Marianne Mithun and Mauricio Mixco. 2008. "North America." In Atlas of the World's Languages, edited by Chris Moseley and Ron Asher. 7-41. Routledge.
  6. Encyclopedia of the World's Endangered Languages
    Moseley, Christopher. 2007. Encyclopedia of the World's Endangered Languages, 1 edn. Abingdon: Routledge. ISBN 070071197X
  7. First Peoples' Language Map of British Columbia
    2012. "First Peoples' Language Map of British Columbia." edited by First Peoples' Cultural Council. Online: http://www.maps.fphlcc.ca/.
    http://www.maps.fphlcc.ca/