Population and Speaker Statistics

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Source: Michael E. Krauss (1997). The indigenous languages of the north: A report on their present state. Northern Minority Languages: Problems of Survival, ed. by Hiroshi Shoji & Juha Janhunen, 1-34. (Senri Ethological Studies 44.) Osaka, Japan: National Museum of Ethnology.

Eskimo-AleutAleut2000255
(Russia)2005
Sugpiaq (Alutiiq)3000350
Central Yup'ik2100010000
Siberian Yupik11001000
(Russia)900300
Inupiaq (Inuit)135003100
(Canada)3050024500
(Greenland)4700047000
TsimshianicCoast Tsimshian130070
(Canada)3200<400
Nisga-Gitksan<100<10
(Canada)5400<1000
HaidaNorthern Haida60015
(Canada)110030
Athabascan-
Eyak-
Tlingit
Tlingit10000500
(Canada)100075
Eyak 1
Ahtna50080
Dena'ina90075
Deg Xinag27540
Holikachuk20012
Koyukon2300300
Upper Kuskokwim16040
(Lower) Tanana38030
Tanacross22065
Upper Tanana340115
Han5012
(Canada)2507
Gwich'in1100300
(Canada)1900400
 
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