Language Needs Assessment: Uchucklesaht Tribe

Funding Applcation: Aboriginal Languages Initiative (ALI)
Assessment Year: 2011/2012
Language: Nuučaan̓uɫ
Dialect: Nuu-chah-nulth


Uchucklesaht Tribe
Charlotte Rampanen, Director of Human Services

This project will serve the following communities:

Uchucklesaht Tribe

Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2011, April
Population on reserve: 22
Population off reserve: 91
Total Population: 113
Information Source: Uchucklesaht Data system
The on reserve popultation has 6 non-Uchucklesaht members living on the reserve

Community Language Fluency

Number that speak and understand language fluently 2
Age groups that speak the language fluently 55-64 (1), 65-74 (1)

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat 1
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat 55-64 (1)

Number that do not speak or understand the language 110
Number of people learning the language 1
Age groups that are learning the language 55-64 (1)

Total Number 113