The Atikamekw language is spoken by the Atikamekw people, who live in the Laurentian Mountains of Quebec, Canada. It is a member of the Algonquian language family. The Atikamekw language is endangered, with only about 1,500 speakers remaining. However, there are efforts underway to revive the language, including a new Atikamekw dictionary and a language immersion program. The Atikamekw language has a complex grammar, with a large number of verb tenses and moods. It is also notable for its use of the voiceless glottal stop, which is not found in other languages. The Atikamekw people have a rich culture and history, and their language is an important part of that. With effort, the Atikamekw language can be preserved and passed on to future generations.

Language group

Algonquian languages

Language locales, regions and scripts

Atikamekw, Canada, Latin
Atikamekw, Latin