• also known as Sarcee or Sarsi
  • one of four Athapaskan languages spoken in Alberta
  • the sole Athapaskan language of the northern Plains
  • linguistic affiliation with Northern and Southern (Apachean) Athapaskan languages remains uncertain
  • approximately 40 L1 speakers
  • spoken primarily on the Tsuu T’ina First Nation, southwest of Calgary, Alberta