Sm̓algya̱x

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Language Family: Tsimshianic

Language known as: Coast Tsimshian, Tsimshian

Sm̓algya̱x (also known as Coast Tsimshian) is spoken on the north coast British Columbia, in the Skeena River drainage and at New Metlakatla in Alaska.

State of the Language


First Nation Population Fluent Speakers Understand or Speak Somewhat Learning Speakers
Gitga'at Nation17635861050
Gitxaala Nation219132628150
Kitselas First Nation5373unknownunknownunknown
Kitsumkalum Band Council474634040
Lax Kw'alaams Band532301010160
Metlakatla Band Council8013unknownunknownunknown
Total799097688400