Language Needs Assessment: Scowlitz


Funding Applcation: BC Language Initiative (BCLI)
Assessment Year: 2012/2013
Language: Hul’q’umi’num’ / Halq'eméylem / hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓
Dialect: Stó:lō Halq'eméylem


Organization

Scowlitz
Colin Pennier, Senior Manager

This project will serve the following communities:



Scowlitz First Nation



Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2012, January
Population on reserve: 90
Population off reserve: 160
Total Population: 250
Information Source: INAC
WE usually have an estimated 90 people living on reserve that varies minimally.

Community Language Fluency

Number that speak and understand language fluently 2
Age groups that speak the language fluently 25-44 (1), 45-54 (1)

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat 0
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat

Number that do not speak or understand the language 248
Number of people learning the language 0
Age groups that are learning the language

Total Number 250