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Extinct: no
Family: Native American
Branch: Algonquian
Continent: North America
Country: Canada
 
Region: Blackfoot, Piegan, and Blood Reserves in southern Alberta. Also spoken in USA.
Countries Where Spoken: 4,745 mother tongue speakers in Canada (1998 Statistics Canada) out of 15,000 population including USA (1977 SIL). Population total both countries 5,800. USA.
Countries Where Official: Canada
   
Native Speakers: 5,800
Speakers Total: 5,800
  
Phrasebase members who speak Blackfoot at a native level: 0
Phrasebase members who speak Blackfoot at a conversational level: 0
Phrasebase members primary language they are trying to learn is Blackfoot: 0
Phrasebase members secondary language they are trying to learn is Blackfoot: 0
  
Three Letter Code: BLC
Alternative Names: PIKANII, BLACKFEET
Dialects:
 
Summary: In some places Blackfoot is the principal language for older adults. Children and young adults tend to prefer English. Dictionary. Grammar. Bible portions 1890-1980.
 

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