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Language Family: Wakashan

Language known as: Heiltsuk, Bella Bella, Heiltsuk-Oweek'ala

Hailhzaqvla is spoken by people in Bella Bella and was once spoken more broadly on the central coast of BC.

State of the Language

First Nation Population Fluent Speakers Understand or Speak Somewhat Learning Speakers
Heiltsuk Nation122456045247
Footnotes / References
1. Language Data from Qaqauailas- HTC (2014), Language Needs Assessment #3425