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Sekani Language (Tsek'ehne, Sikanni)

Sekani is an Athapaskan language of Northern Canada, spoken today by fewer than 100 people in British Columbia. The language has been in decline, but some young people are working to keep their ancestral language alive.

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Sekani Language
Sekani language samples and resources.

Sekani Culture and History
Information and links about the Sekani tribe past and present.

Sekani Indians Fact Sheet
Our answers to common questions about the Sekanis.

Sekani Legends
Introduction to Sekani mythology.

Sekani Language Resources

Our Online Sekani Materials

Sekani Vocabulary:
    List of vocabulary words in the Sekani language, with comparison to words in other Athabaskan languages.
Sekani Pronunciation Guide:
    How to pronounce Sekani words.
Sekani Animal Words:
    Illustrated glossary of animal words in Sekani.
Sekani Body Parts:
    Online and printable worksheets showing parts of the body in Sekani.
Sekani Colors:
     Worksheet showing color words in the Sekani language.

Sekani Language Lessons and Linguistic Descriptions

Bibliography of Materials on the Sekani Language
     Thorough linguistic bibliography from the Yinka Dene Language Institute..
Tsek'ehne Language
     General and orthographic information about the Sekani language, as well as a Sekani adaptation of Canadian Aboriginal syllabics.
House of Languages: Sekani:
    Information about Sekani language usage.
     Demographic information about the Sekani language from the Ethnologue of Languages.
Sekani Language Tree:
    Theories about Sekani's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.

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Links, References, and Additional Information

Lengua Sekani:
Information on the Sekani language in Spanish.
Sekani Nation * Tsekani Language: * Sekani (Tsekani):
Sekani links pages.
Sekani Tribe:
Sekani Indian books.

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