Language Needs Assessment: Nlaka'pamux Nation Tribal Council


Funding Applcation: Aboriginal Languages Initiative (ALI)
Assessment Year: 2011/2012
Language: Nłeʔkepmxcín
Dialect: nlha.kapmhhchEEn


Organization

Nlaka'pamux Nation Tribal Council
Sherry Grosart, Proposal Writer

This project will serve the following communities:



Community Specific Information



Boothroyd Band



Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2009, September
Population on reserve: 75
Population off reserve: 191
Total Population: 266
Information Source: Indian and Northern Affairs Canada
21 reside on other reserves.

Community Language Fluency

Number that speak and understand language fluently 5
Age groups that speak the language fluently 55-64 (5)

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat 9
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat 20-24 (1), 25-44 (2), 45-54 (2), 55-64 (4)

Number that do not speak or understand the language 252
Number of people learning the language 9
Age groups that are learning the language 0-4 (5), 5-14 (4)

Total Number 266


Boston Bar First Nation



Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2009, September
Population on reserve: 91
Population off reserve: 151
Total Population: 242
Information Source: Indian and Northern Affairs Canada
6 reside on another reserve.

Community Language Fluency

Number that speak and understand language fluently 2
Age groups that speak the language fluently 45-54 (2)

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat 5
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat 55-64 (2), 65-74 (3)

Number that do not speak or understand the language 235
Number of people learning the language 0
Age groups that are learning the language

Total Number 242


Kanaka Bar Indian Band



Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2009, September
Population on reserve: 64
Population off reserve: 140
Total Population: 204
Information Source: Indian and Northern Affairs Canada
12 reside on other reserves.

Community Language Fluency

Number that speak and understand language fluently 2
Age groups that speak the language fluently 65-74 (2)

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat 4
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat 45-54 (4)

Number that do not speak or understand the language 198
Number of people learning the language 0
Age groups that are learning the language

Total Number 204


Lytton First Nation



Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2009, September
Population on reserve: 785
Population off reserve: 1062
Total Population: 1847
Information Source: Indian and Northern Affairs Canada
142 residing on other reserves.

Community Language Fluency

Number that speak and understand language fluently 36
Age groups that speak the language fluently 15-19 (2), 25-44 (10), 45-54 (10), 55-64 (14)

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat 43
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat 20-24 (10), 25-44 (10), 45-54 (10), 55-64 (13)

Number that do not speak or understand the language 1768
Number of people learning the language 80
Age groups that are learning the language 0-4 (27), 5-14 (27), 15-19 (26)

Total Number 1847


Oregon Jack Creek Band



Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2009, September
Population on reserve: 13
Population off reserve: 49
Total Population: 62
Information Source: Indian and Northern Affairs Canada
6 reside on other reserves.

Community Language Fluency

Number that speak and understand language fluently 0
Age groups that speak the language fluently

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat 1
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat 65-74 (1)

Number that do not speak or understand the language 61
Number of people learning the language 0
Age groups that are learning the language

Total Number 62


Skuppah Indian Band



Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2009, September
Population on reserve: 61
Population off reserve: 41
Total Population: 102
Information Source: Indian and Northern Affairs Canada
6 reside on other reserves.

Community Language Fluency

Number that speak and understand language fluently 1
Age groups that speak the language fluently 65-74 (1)

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat 0
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat

Number that do not speak or understand the language 101
Number of people learning the language 1
Age groups that are learning the language 45-54 (1)

Total Number 102


Spuzzum First Nation



Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2009, September
Population on reserve: 45
Population off reserve: 165
Total Population: 210
Information Source: Indian and Northern Affairs Canada
2 reside on other reserves.

Community Language Fluency

Number that speak and understand language fluently 0
Age groups that speak the language fluently

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat 6
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat 25-44 (3), 45-54 (2), 55-64 (1)

Number that do not speak or understand the language 204
Number of people learning the language 3
Age groups that are learning the language 0-4 (3)

Total Number 210