Tsilhqot'in (Chilcotin)


  • Language: Tsilhqot'in (Chilcotin)
  • Alternate names: Chilcotin, Tinneh, Tsilhqot'in, Tzilkotin,
  • Language code: clc
  • Language family: Eyak-Athabaskan, Athabaskan, Northern Athabaskan (SIL classification)
  • Number of speakers: 765
  • Vulnerability: Endangered
  • Script: Latin script.

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    Spoken in central interior British Columbia, in seven communities: ʔEsdilagh First Nation, Tl'esqox Indian Band, Tl'etinqox-T'in Government, Tsi Del Del First Nation, Ulkatchot'en First Nation, Xeni Gwet'in First Nations Government
, Yunesit' in Government, and in urban areas, especially Williams Lake.