According to the 2016 census, there are 13,630 mother tongue speakers. They are mainly located in Northern Ontario or Island Lake, Manitoba. Oji-Cree is a dialect of Anishinaabe with influences from the Cree language. The language and culture are considered a distinct language and nation.

Regions Spoken

Northern Ontario, Island Lake, Manitoba

Number of Speakers

13,630 as mother tongue

How to Pronounce


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