Algonquian languages
The Algonquian languages (/ælˈɡɒŋkwiən/ or /ælˈɡɒŋkiən/;also Algonkian) are a subfamily of Native American languages which includes most of the languages in the Algic language family. The name of the ...
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Coast Salish languages
Coast Salish languages are a subgroup of the Salishan language family. These languages are spoken by First Nations or Native American peoples inhabiting the territory that is now the southwest coast o...
Cree language
Cree /ˈkriː/ (also known as Cree–Montagnais–Naskapi) is an Algonquian language spoken by approximately 117,000 people across Canada, from the Northwest Territories and Alberta to Labrador, making it t...
Eastern Algonquian languages
The Eastern Algonquian languages constitute a subgroup of the Algonquian languages. Prior to European contact, Eastern Algonquian consisted of at least seventeen languages collectively occupying the A...
Eastern Algonquian languages - Wikipedia
Iroquoian languages
The Iroquoian languages are a First Nation / Native American language family. They are known for their general lack of labial consonants.Today, all surviving Iroquoian languages except Cherokee and Mo...
Iroquoian languages - Wikipedia
Wakashan languages
Wakashan is a family of languages spoken in British Columbia around and on Vancouver Island, and in the northwestern corner of the Olympic Peninsula of Washington state, on the south side of the Strai...
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Ditidaht language
Ditidaht (also Nitinaht, Nitinat, Southern Nootkan) is a South Wakashan (Nootkan) language spoken on the southern part of Vancouver Island. Nitinaht is related to the other South Wakashan languages, M...
Ditidaht language - Wikipedia
Oneida language
Oneida /oʊˈnaɪdə/ is an Iroquoian language spoken primarily by the Oneida people in the U.S. states of New York and Wisconsin, and the Canadian province of Ontario. There are an estimated 250 native s...
Etchemin language
Etchemin was a language of the Algonquian language family, spoken in early colonial times on the coast of Maine. The word Etchemin is thought to be either French alteration of an Algonquian word for "...
Etchemin language - Wikipedia
Molala language
Molala (Molele, Molalla) is the extinct and poorly attested Plateau Penutian language of the Molala people of Oregon and Washington. It is first attested along the Deschutes River, and later moved to ...
Alsean languages
Alsea or Alsean (also Yakonan) was two closely related speech varieties spoken along the central Oregon coast. They are sometimes taken to be different languages, but it is difficult to be sure given ...
Alsean languages - Wikipedia
Algonquin language
Algonquin (also spelled Algonkin; in Algonquin: Anicinàbemowin or Anishinàbemiwin) is either a distinct Algonquian language closely related to the Ojibwe language or a particularly divergent Ojibwe di...
Onondaga language
Onondaga Nation Language (Onoñdaʔgegáʔ nigaweñoʔdeñʔ ([onũdaʔɡeɡáʔ niɡawẽnoʔdẽʔ]), "Onondaga is our language") is the language of the Onondaga First Nation, one of the original five constituent tribes...
Gitxsan language
The Gitxsan language /ˈɡɪtsæn/, or Gitxsanimaax (also rendered Gitksan, Giatikshan, Gityskyan, Giklsan), is a First Nations language of northwestern British Columbia. It is a Tsimshianic language, clo...
Kutenai language
The Kutenai language (/ˈkuːtᵊneɪ, -ni/), also Kootenai, Kootenay and Ktunaxa, is named after and is spoken by some of the Kutenai Native American/First Nations people who are indigenous to the area of...
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Tahltan language
Tahltan is a poorly documented Northern Athabaskan language historically spoken by the Tahltan people (also "Nahanni") who live in northern British Columbia around Telegraph Creek, Dease Lake, and Isk...
Western Ojibwa language
Western Ojibwa (also known as Nakawēmowin, Saulteaux, Plains Ojibway, Ojibway, Ojibwe) is a dialect of the Ojibwe language, a member of the Algonquian language family. It is spoken by the Saulteaux, ...
Haisla language
The Haisla language, X̄a’islak̓ala or X̌àh̓isl̩ak̓ala, is a First Nations language spoken by the Haisla people of the North Coast region of the Canadian province of British Columbia, who are based in ...
Sechelt language
The Sechelt language, Sháshíshálh or Shashishalhem (/ʃáʃíʃáɬəm/), is a Coast Salish language spoken by the Shishalh (Sechelt) people of southwestern British Columbia, Canada, centered on their reserve...
East Cree
East Cree, also known as (Eastern) James Bay Cree, and East Main Cree, is a group of Cree dialects spoken in Quebec, Canada on the east coast of lower Hudson Bay and James Bay, and inland southeastwar...
North Straits Salish languages
North Straits Salish is a Salish language which includes the dialects ofAlthough they are mutually intelligible, each dialect is traditionally referred to as if it were a separate language, and there ...
Ojibwe phonology
The phonology of the Ojibwe language (also Ojibwa, Ojibway, or Chippewa, and most commonly referred to in the language as Anishinaabemowin) varies from dialect to dialect, but all varieties share comm...
Mahican language
Mahican (also known as Mohican) is an extinct language of the Eastern Algonquian subgroup of the Algonquian language family, itself a member of the Algic language family. It was spoken in New York Sta...
Mahican language - Wikipedia
Gwich’in language
The Gwich’in language is the Athabaskan language of the Gwich’in indigenous people. It is also known in older or dialect-specific publications as Kutchin, Takudh, Tukudh, or Loucheux. In the Northwes...
Southern Tsimshian dialect
Southern Tsimshian, or Sgüüx̣s, is the southern dialect of the Tsimshian language, spoken by the Gitga'ata and Kitasoo Tsimshians in Klemtu, B.C.. It went extinct with the death of the last remaining ...
Chippewa language
Chippewa (also known as Southwestern Ojibwa, Ojibwe, Ojibway, or Ojibwemowin) is an Algonquian language spoken from upper Michigan westward to North Dakota in the United States. It represents the sout...