Languages

Language family: Algic
ID Languagesort descending Other names Language family Language subfamily Dialects
2 Anishnaubemowin Saulteau, Plains Ojibway, Ojibway Algic Algonquian
  • Saulteau
1 ᓀᐦᐃᔭᐍᐏᐣ (Nēhiyawēwin) Cree Algic Algonquian
  • Plains Cree
Language family:
ID Languagesort descending Other names Language family Language subfamily Dialects
42 Chinuk Wawa
Language family: Athabaskan-Eyak-Tlingit
ID Languagesort descending Other names Language family Language subfamily Dialects
3 Dakelh (ᑕᗸᒡ) Carrier, les Porteurs, Takulie, Takelne, Dakelhne Athabaskan-Eyak-Tlingit Dene (Athabaskan)
  • Stellako
  • Nak’albun-Dzinghubun/Stuart-Trembleur Lake
  • Fraser-Nechakoh
  • Blackwater
4 Dane-Zaa (ᑕᓀ ᖚ) Beaver, Dunne-za, dʌnneza, Dane-zaa Záágéʔ Athabaskan-Eyak-Tlingit Dene (Athabaskan)
  • West Moberly Lake
  • Prophet River
  • Halfway River
  • Doig River
  • Blueberry River
5 Danezāgé’ Kaska, kaska Dena Athabaskan-Eyak-Tlingit Dene (Athabaskan)
6 Den k’e Tagish Athabaskan-Eyak-Tlingit Dene (Athabaskan)
7 Dene K’e Dene, Dene Tha’, Acha'otinne, Slave(y) Athabaskan-Eyak-Tlingit Dene (Athabaskan)
  • South Slavey
17 Nedut’en / Witsuwit'en Babine, Lake Babine, Nat’oot’en , Nadot’en, Wet'suwet'en, Babine-Witsuwit'en, Bulkley Valley/Lakes District Language Athabaskan-Eyak-Tlingit Dene (Athabaskan)
  • Wet’suwet’en
  • Babine
19 Nicola Athabaskan-Eyak-Tlingit Dene (Athabaskan)
35 Tāłtān Tahltan, Nahanni Athabaskan-Eyak-Tlingit Dene (Athabaskan)
36 Tse’khene Sekani, Tsek’ehne, Tsek’hene, tθek'ehne Athabaskan-Eyak-Tlingit Dene (Athabaskan)
  • McLeod Lake
  • Fort Ware
37 Tsilhqot'in Chilcotin, Tzilkotin Athabaskan-Eyak-Tlingit Dene (Athabaskan)
38 Tutchone Tutchone Athabaskan-Eyak-Tlingit Dene (Athabaskan)
  • Southern Tutchone
39 Wetalh Tsetsaut, Ts'ets'aut Athabaskan-Eyak-Tlingit Dene (Athabaskan)
16 Łingít Tlingit, Inland Tlingit Athabaskan-Eyak-Tlingit Tlingit
  • Northern Łingít
Language family: Wakashan
ID Languagesort descending Other names Language family Language subfamily Dialects
8 diiɁdiitidq Ditidaht, Nitinat, Diitiidʔaatx̣ Wakashan
  • Diitiidʔaatx̣
11 Hailhzaqvla Heiltsuk, Bella Bella, Heiltsuk-Oweek'ala Wakashan
14 Kwak̓wala Kwakwaka'wakw, Kwakiutl Wakashan
  • T̕łat̕łasiḵ̕wala
  • Nak’wala
  • Liq̓wala
  • Kwak̓wala
  • G̱ut̕sala
  • Gwawaenuk
  • Bak’wamk’ala
24 Nuučaan̓uɫ Nuu-chah-nulth, Nootkans, West Coast, Aht Wakashan
  • Southern Nuučaan̓uɫ
  • Northern Nuučaan̓uɫ
  • Central Nuučaan̓uɫ
  • Barkley
26 Oowekyala/’Uik̓ala Oweekeno, Oweek'ala, Heiltsuk-Oweek'ala Wakashan
  • ’Uik̓ala
41 Xenaksialak̓ala / Xa'’islak̓ala Haisla, Kitimat, Kitlope, Northern Kwakiutl Wakashan
  • Xenaksialak̓ala
  • Xa'’islak̓ala
Language family: Salishan
ID Languagesort descending Other names Language family Language subfamily Dialects
9 Éy7á7juuthem Mainland Comox, Comox Sliammon Salishan Coast Salish
  • ʔayʔaǰúθəm
  • Qʼómox̣ʷs
12 Hul’q’umi’num’ / Halq'eméylem / hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ Hul’q’umi’num’, Halq'eméylem, Hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓, Halkomelem Salishan Coast Salish
  • hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓
  • Hul’q’umi’num’
  • Halq'eméylem
15 Lhéchelesem Nooksack Salishan Coast Salish
22 Nqlispélišcn Kalispell Salishan Interior Salish
23 Nsyilxcən Okanagan Salishan Interior Salish
  • Northern Nsyilxcən
25 Nuxalk Bella Coola, Nass Salishan Nuxalk
21 Nłeʔkepmxcín Nlaka'pamux, Thompson, Nlha7kápmx Salishan Interior Salish
18 Nəxʷsƛ̕ay̓əmúcən Klallam, Clallam, S'Klallam Salishan Coast Salish
27 Pəntl’áč Pentlatch Salishan Coast Salish
28 Secwepemctsín Shuswap, Secwepemc Salishan Interior Salish
  • Western Secwepemc
  • Northern Secwepemc
  • Eastern Secwepemc
29 SENĆOŦEN / Malchosen / Lekwungen / Semiahmoo / T’Sou-ke Northern Straits Salish Salishan Coast Salish
  • T’Sou-ke
  • SENĆOŦEN
  • Semiahmoo
  • Malchosen
  • Lekwungen
30 She shashishalhem Sechelt, sháshishálem Salishan Coast Salish
32 Sḵwx̱wú7mesh sníchim Squamish Salishan Coast Salish
34 St̓át̓imcets St̓át̓imc, Lillooet, Statimc, Stl'atl'imx, Stl'atl'imc, Sƛ’aƛ’imxǝc, Stlatliumh, Slatlemuk Salishan Interior Salish
Language family: Tsimshianic
ID Languagesort descending Other names Language family Language subfamily Dialects
10 Gitsenimx̱ Gitsanimx̱ , Gitxsan, Gitxsen, Gitksan, Hazelton Tsimshianic
  • Western/Geets'imx
  • Eastern/Gaanimx
20 Nisg̱a’a Nisga’a, Nishga, Niska', Nisk'a' Tsimshianic
31 Sgüüx̣s Klemtu , Southern Tsimshian, Ski:xs Tsimshianic
33 Sm̓algya̱x Coast Tsimshian, Tsimshian Tsimshianic
Language family: Ktunaxa
ID Languagesort descending Other names Language family Language subfamily Dialects
13 Ktunaxa Kootenay, Kootenai Ktunaxa
  • Upper Ktunaxa
Language family: Xaad Kil
ID Languagesort descending Other names Language family Language subfamily Dialects
40 X̱aad Kil / X̱aaydaa Kil (Haida) Haida Xaad Kil
  • Skidegate
  • Massett