Spoken in northeastern B.C., in 3 communities: Kwadacha Band McLeod Lake Indian Band Tsay Keh Dene Band
Information from: “North America” (7-41) . Victor Golla and Ives Goddard and Lyle Campbell and Marianne Mithun and Mauricio Mixco (2008) , Chris Moseley and Ron Asher · Routledge
80 percent certain, based on the evidence available
few if any under 35
There are about 50 speakers. It is not spoken by children as a first language. There are few if any first-language speakers under 35.
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Spoken in two remote communities in north-central British Columbia, Ware and Fort McLeod, as well as by some residents of the Beaver community of Prophet River and the Tahltan community of Iskut. A fair degree of mutual intelligibility exits between Sekani and Beaver, Kaska, and Tahltan.
Information from: “World Oral Literature Project” .
20 percent certain, based on the evidence available
Information from: “Report on the Status of B.C. First Nations Languages (Fourth Edition)” . Gessner, Suzanne, Tracey Herbertn and Aliana Parker (2022)
66 fluent and 87 semi-speakers. 138 language learners.