Moose Cree language

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Moose Cree
Native to Canada
Region Ontario
Ethnicity 5,000 Moose Cree (1982)[1]
Native speakers
3,000 (2007)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 crm
Glottolog moos1236[2]
Linguasphere 62-ADA-ae

Moose Cree (also known as York Cree, West Shore Cree, West Main Cree) is a variety of the Algonquian language, Cree, spoken in Ontario, Canada around the southern tip of James Bay.[3]


  1. ^ a b Moose Cree at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Moose Cree". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  3. ^ Raymond G. Gordon, Jr, ed. 2005. Ethnologue: Languages of the World. 15th edition. Dallas: Summer Institute of Linguistics.