Indigenous Languages in Canada

Front cover of the Indigenous Languages in Canada booklet, with a background image of syllabic text behind the title. The image links to the full pdf of the booklet.

This booklet is an introduction to the linguistic study of the Indigenous languages spoken in Canada. The following topics are covered:

  • approaching the study of Indigenous languages from an informed and respectful perspective.
  • the geographical distribution of Indigenous languages in Canada.
  • some notable structural properties of Indigenous languages.
  • the writing systems used for Indigenous languages.
  • the effects of contact between Indigenous and non-Indigenous languages.
  • the current vitality of Indigenous languages in Canada.

Full booklet of "Indigenous Languages in Canada".