Language Needs Assessment: Skin Tyee First Nation

Funding Applcation: Language and Culture Immersion Camp
Assessment Year: 2011/2012
Language: Witsuwit'en
Dialect: Witsuwitin


Skin Tyee First Nation
Debbie West, Proposal Writer

This project will serve the following communities:

Skin Tyee Nation

Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2011, February
Population on reserve: 60
Population off reserve: 104
Total Population: 164
Information Source: INAC First Nation Profile
The population numbers may vary as there are some community members that move for either work, school or relocate to the city or towns.

Community Language Fluency

Number that speak and understand language fluently 8
Age groups that speak the language fluently 25-44 (1), 65-74 (7)

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat 16
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat 25-44 (16)

Number that do not speak or understand the language 140
Number of people learning the language 0
Age groups that are learning the language

Total Number 164