Haida Jargon

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Haida Jargon
Native to X̱aayda Gwaay
Era 1830s[1]
Haida-based pidgin
Language codes
ISO 639-3 None (mis)
Glottolog None

In the 1830s a pidgin trade language based on Haida, known as Haida Jargon, was used in the islands by speakers of English, Haida, Coast Tsimshian, and Heiltsuk.[1]

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  1. ^ a b Lyle Campbell (1997) American Indian Languages, p. 24