Language Needs Assessment: Haisla Education and Learning Society

Funding Applcation: BC Language Initiative (BCLI)
Assessment Year: 2005/2006
Language: enaksialak̓ala / a'’islak̓ala


Haisla Education and Learning Society
Wendy Bolton, Language Coordinator

This project will serve the following communities:


Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2001, January
Population on reserve: 511
Population off reserve: 932
Total Population: 1543
Information Source: Census 2001

Community Language Fluency

Number that speak and understand language fluently 80
Age groups that speak the language fluently 45-54 (), 55-64 (), 65-74 (), 75-84 (), 85 and over ()

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat 30
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat 45-54 (), 55-64 ()

Number that do not speak or understand the language 373
Number of people learning the language 32
Age groups that are learning the language

Total Number 510