Western Innu is spoken in Mashteuiatsh and Pessamit and is the only dialect that has the 'l' sound. (More broadly, West-Central Innu includes Uashat mak Mani-utenam and Matimekush.)

Central Innu is spoken in Uashat mak Mani-utenam and Matimekush and is a sub-dialect of West-Central Innu.

Eastern Innu (also called the Mamit dialect) is spoken in Ekuanitshit, Nutashkuan, Unaman-shipit and Pakua-shipit. More broadly, Eastern Innu includes the two Labrador dialects (Sheshatshiu and Mushuau).

This Labrador dialect is spoken in Sheshatshiu and shares many linguistic features with the Quebec dialects.

Mushuau Innu is spoken in Natuashish, Labrador and is quite distinct from the other dialects. It shares many words and linguistic features with the neighbouring Naskapi language of Kawawachikamach, Quebec. For more information, click here.

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