SENĆOŦEN (Saanich)

One of five related dialects of a Coast Salish language, SENĆOTEN, also known as Saanich, is spoken in the south end of Vancouver Island. It is written using a unique alphabet that was created by a community member in the 1970s.

Regions Spoken

Vancouver island

Number of Speakers

7 fluent speakers, 103 semi-speakers

How to Pronounce


SENĆOŦEN (Saanich)
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