Cree

The Cree language is the most widely spoken Indigenous language in Canada, with 96,575 people reporting speaking it in the 2016 census. Despite the relatively large number of speakers, Cree is still a declining mother tongue and work is being done to promote and preserve it.

Regions Spoken

Saskatchewan, Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec and N.W.T.

Number of Speakers

96,575

How to Pronounce

Kree

Dialects

Plains Cree, Woods Cree, Swampy Cree, Moose Cree, James Bay/Eastern Cree

Cree
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