Algic languages

Algic languages are a family of indigenous languages of North America. The Algic family includes the Algonquian languages family as well as the Wiyot and Yurok languages.

Distribution of Algic languages in North America pre-contact with the Europeans

All Algic languages still spoken are endangered or vulnerable.

There are 41 living Algic languages, [1], with a total of about 138,000 speakers. [2]

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Algic

  • Algonquian (40)
    • Blackfoot [bla] (A language of Canada)
    • Cheyenne [chy] (A language of United States)
    • Menominee [mez] (A language of United States)
    • Miami [mia] (A language of United States)
    • Shawnee [sjw] (A language of United States)
      • Arapaho (2)
        • Arapaho [arp] (A language of United States)
        • Gros Ventre [ats] (A language of United States)
      • Cree-Montagnais (9)
        • Atikamekw [atj] (A language of Canada)
        • Cree, Moose [crm] (A language of Canada)
        • Cree, Northern East [crl] (A language of Canada)
        • Cree, Plains [crk] (A language of Canada)
        • Cree, Southern East [crj] (A language of Canada)
        • Cree, Swampy [csw] (A language of Canada)
        • Cree, Woods [cwd] (A language of Canada)
        • Montagnais [moe] (A language of Canada)
        • Naskapi [nsk] (A language of Canada)
      • Eastern Algonquian (12)
        • Malecite-Passamaquoddy [pqm] (A language of Canada)
        • Micmac [mic] (A language of Canada)
        • Mohegan-Pequot [xpq] (A language of United States)
        • Narragansett [xnt] (A language of United States)
        • Powhatan [pim] (A language of United States)
        • Wampanoag [wam] (A language of United States)
          • Abenaki (2)
            • Abenaki, Eastern [aaq] (A language of United States)
            • Abenaki, Western [abe] (A language of Canada)
          • Delaware (2)
            • Munsee [umu] (A language of Canada)
            • Unami [unm] (A language of United States)
          • Nanticoke-Conoy (2)
            • Nanticoke [nnt] (A language of United States)
            • Piscataway [psy] (A language of United States)
      • Fox (2)
        • Kickapoo [kic] (A language of United States)
        • Meskwaki [sac] (A language of United States)
      • Ojibwa-Potawatomi (9)
        • Algonquin [alq] (A language of Canada)
        • Chippewa [ciw] (A language of United States)
        • Ojibwa, Central [ojc] (A language of Canada)
        • Ojibwa, Eastern [ojg] (A language of Canada)
        • Ojibwa, Northwestern [ojb] (A language of Canada)
        • Ojibwa, Severn [ojs] (A language of Canada)
        • jibwa, Western [ojw] (A language of Canada)
        • Ottawa [otw] (A language of Canada)
        • Potawatomi [pot] (A language of United States)
      • Unclassified (1)
        • Lumbee [lmz] (A language of United States)
    • Ritwan (2)
      • Wiyot [wiy] (A language of United States)
      • Yurok [yur] (A language of United States)

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  1. http://www.ethnologue.com/statistics/by-language-family
  2. http://www.ethnologue.com/statistics/by-language-family
  3. http://www.ethnologue.com/family/17-649