Language Needs Assessment: Nazko First Nation


Funding Applcation: Language and Culture Immersion Camp
Assessment Year: 2012/2013
Language: Dakelh (ᑕᗸᒡ)
Dialect: Southern Carrier


Organization

Nazko First Nation
Sherry Shaw, Housing / Capital Assets Coordinator

This project will serve the following communities:



Nazko First Nation



Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2012, May
Population on reserve: 167
Population off reserve: 194
Total Population: 361
Information Source: AANDC First Nation Profiles

Community Language Fluency

Number that speak and understand language fluently 23
Age groups that speak the language fluently 25-44 (4), 45-54 (3), 55-64 (3), 65-74 (8), 75-84 (5)

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat 25
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat 15-19 (8), 20-24 (3), 25-44 (4), 45-54 (4), 55-64 (6)

Number that do not speak or understand the language 313
Number of people learning the language 11
Age groups that are learning the language 15-19 (8), 55-64 (3)

Total Number 361