Traditional history of the Coast Salish people
Coast Salish languages: The Coast Salish languages include several different dialects: Northern Salish (Comox, Pentlatch, Sechelt), Central Salish (Squamish, Halkomelem, Nooksack), Northern Straits (Sencoten, Sooke, Lekwungen, Lummi), Clallam, and Southern Salish (Lushootseed, Twana).
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Presently the entire Coast Salishan languages are endangered and facing extinction. Some of the Coast Salish dialects have only three or four people left that speak and understand their original Salish language.