Where on earth do they speak Atikamekw?

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Language: Atikamekw
Number of speakers: 5920
Language code: atj
Alternate names: Atihkamekw, Atikamek, Atikamekw, Attikamek, Attimewk, Tête de Boule
Where spoken: Canada

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  • Language classification: Algic, Algonquian, Cree-Montagnais
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  • Also spoken in:
  • Region: South central Quebec, between La Tuque, Quebec, and Senneterre, Quebec, 200–400 km north of Montreal, along the upper reaches of Saint Maurice river, 3 isolated communities on reservations of Manuane, Obedjiwan, and Weymontachie.