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Plains Cree (Western Cree)

Plains Cree (native nameᓀᐦᐃᔭᐍᐏᐣ nēhiyawēwin) is a dialect of the Algonquian languageCree, which is the most populous Canadian indigenous language. Plains Cree is sometimes considered a dialect of the Cree-Montagnais language, or sometimes a dialect of the Cree language, distinct from the Montagnais language. Plains Cree is one of five main dialects of Cree in this second sense, along with Woods Cree, Swampy Cree, Moose Cree, and Atikamekw.