Language Family: Wakashan
Language known as: Ditidaht, Nitinat
Diitiidʔaatx̣ is spoken by peoples in the southwest part of Vancouver Island. The language is similar in some ways to their Nuučaan̓uɫ (Nuu-chah-nulth) neighbours to the north but has major differences in pronounciation as well as some vocabulary.
State of the Language
Footnotes / References
1. Language Data from Ditidaht Community School (2014), Language Needs Assessment #3205
2. Language Data from Lake Cowichan First Nation (2015), Language Needs Assessment #3480
3. Language Data from Pacheedaht First Nation (2015), Language Needs Assessment #3637