This dialect is spoken in the communities of Mashteuiatsh and Pessamit. This is the only dialect that has the 'l' sound. More broadly, Western Innu includes the Central sub-dialect, which uses the 'n' sound of the Eastern dialects, rather than the 'l'.
This is a sub-dialect of Western Innu; it is spoken in the communities of Uashat, Mani-utenam and Matimekush. This dialect has the 'n' that is also heard in the Eastern dialects.
This dialect is spoken in the communities of Ekuanitshit, Nutashkuan, Unaman-shipit and Pakua-shipit. It is also referred to as the "Mamit" dialect. More broadly, Eastern Innu can include the two Labrador dialects (Sheshatshiu and Mushuau).
This Labrador dialect is specific to the community of Sheshatshiu and shares many linguistic features with the Quebec dialects.
This Labrador dialect is specific to the community of Natuashish and is quite distinct from the other Innu dialects. It shares many words and linguistic features with the neighbouring Naskapi language of Kawawachikamach, Quebec. For more information, click here.