Dihthaad Xt'een Iin Aandeeg'

Tanacross language

About Dihthaad Xt'een Iin Aandeeg'


Tanacross is spoken by 50 people in the villages of Healy Lake, Dot Lake and Tanacross. It is divided into two dialects: Mansfield and Healy Lake-Joseph Village. Tanacross continues to be the daily language spoken among the elderly, but few children speak or understand the language.



Nts'é t'ínt'eh?

Nts'é t'áht'eh?




How are you? (one person)

How are you? (more than one person)

I'm well

Thank you

Thank you very much

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Updated March 2021. 

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