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Endangered Languages in Canada

  1. Donna Patrick

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal0371

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

How to Cite

Patrick, D. 2012. Endangered Languages in Canada. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012


Canada is home to a great variety of indigenous languages, which comprise 11 language families.


  • endangered languages;
  • language maintenance;
  • language revitalization;
  • sociolinguistics