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This chart lists the fifteen Native American languages of Canada and the United States which have the most native speakers. Note that this is only a chart of Native American/First Nations languages, not ALL languages spoken in these two countries. Among all languages, the top three languages spoken in the US and Canada are English (with 235 million speakers,) Spanish (with 28 million speakers,) and French (with 8 million speakers.) Other non-indigenous languages spoken by more than a million people in the US and Canada include the Chinese languages, German, Tagalog, Vietnamese, Italian, Korean, Arabic, Russian, and Polish.
|Language name||Country/region spoken||Approximate number of speakers|
|1. Navajo||Southwestern US||150,000|
|3. Inuit languages||Arctic region||65,000|
|4. Ojibwe||Canada and the northern US||50,000|
|5. Sioux (Dakota and Lakota)||Great Plains||26,000|
|6. Cherokee||Oklahoma and the US Southeast||22,000|
|8. Apache||Southwestern US||12,000|
|9. Choctaw||Oklahoma and the US Southeast||11,000|
|10. Keres||New Mexico||11,000|
|11. Innu||Eastern Canada||11,000|
|12. Dene||Western Canada||10,000|
|13. Tohono O'odham||Arizona||10,000|
|13. Mi'kmaq||Eastern Canada and Maine||8,000|
|14. Zuni||New Mexico||7,000|
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