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Chilcotin (Tsilhqot’in)

Chilcotin is an Athabaskan language of Northern Canada, spoken today by about 1200 people in the Chilcotin Plateau area of British Columbia. A second language, known as Tinneh or Nicola-Similkameen, is no longer spoken but is thought by most linguists to have been a dialect of the Chilcotin language.

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Chilcotin Language
Chilcotin language samples and resources.

Chilcotin Nation Culture and History
Information and links about the Chilcotin tribe past and present.

Chilcotin Legends
Introduction to the mythology of the Chilcotin Indians.

Chilcotin Language Resources

Our Online Chilcotin Materials

Chilcotin Vocabulary:
    List of vocabulary words in the Chilcotin language, with comparison to words in other Athabaskan languages.

Chilcotin Language Lessons and Linguistic Descriptions

    Linguistic profile of Chilcotin from the Yinka Dene Language Institute, including a thorough bibliography.
Chilcotin Vowel Flattening and Sibilant Harmony:
    Linguistics paper on Chilcotin phonology, by Gunnar Olafur Hansson.
Wikipedia: Chilcotin:
    Encyclopedia article on the Chilcotin language.
House of Languages: Chilcotin:
    Information about Chilcotin language usage.
Chilcotin (Tzilkotin):
    Demographic information about Chilcotin from the Ethnologue of Languages.
Chilcotin Language Tree:
    Theories about Chilcotin's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.

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Links, References, and Additional Information

La Lengua Chilcotin: * Langue Chilcotin:
Information about the Chilcotin language in Spanish and French.
Chilcotin link pages.

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