Miꞌkmaq
Mi'kmawi'simk
Country Canada, United States
Region Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Gaspé Peninsula, the island of Newfoundland, northern Maine, Boston, Massachusetts
Ethnicity 168,420 Miꞌkmaq (2016 census)
Speakers
7,140, 4% of ethnic population (2016 census)
Family
Writing
Latin
Komqwejwiꞌkasikl
AreaCentral and north Nova Scotia. 6 major villages and 1 small village on mainland: Afton, Pictou, Truro, Shubenagadie, Bear River, and Yarmouth, some small communities; 5 major villages on Cape Breton Island: Memberto, Eskasoni, Chapel Island, Wakmatkug, Waikoqomaq. Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick east coast: Fort Folly, Big Cove, Indian Island, Burnt Church, Eel Ground, Red Bank, Pabino Falls, and Eel River Bar; Quyebec, east Gaspe Peninsula, 3 villages: Gespe’q, Gesgapeqiaq, Listuguj; Newfoundland, at Conn River. Also in United States.
Language Sites
ISO 639-2 mic
ISO 639-3 mic
Glottolog mikm1235
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