Algonquian/Cree Languages

Nēhiyawēwin is also referred to as Cree. The 2014 NWT Community Survey reported that there were about 275 people who spoke Nēhiyawēwin. Across Canada, Nēhiyawēwin has over 117,000 speakers. Varieties of Nēhiyawēwin are spoken from Labrador to Alberta and it reaches its northern most point in the NWT.