Language Needs Assessment: Boston Bar First Nation


Funding Applcation: Aboriginal Languages Initiative (ALI)
Assessment Year: 2010/2011
Language: Nłeʔkepmxcín

Organization

Boston Bar First Nation
Crystal Kimber, Administrative Assistant

This project will serve the following communities:



Boston Bar First Nation



Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2009, January
Population on reserve: 93
Population off reserve: 210
Total Population: 303
Information Source: Band records

Community Language Fluency

Number that speak and understand language fluently 3
Age groups that speak the language fluently 75-84 (2), 85 and over (1)

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat 2
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat 75-84 (2)

Number that do not speak or understand the language 298
Number of people learning the language 4
Age groups that are learning the language 20-24 (1), 45-54 (3)

Total Number 303