Language Needs Assessment: Tribal Council


Funding Applcation: BC Language Initiative (BCLI)
Assessment Year: 2013/2014
Language: Dane-Zaa (ᑕᓀ ᖚ)

Organization

Tribal Council
Shona Nelson, Administrator

This project will serve the following communities:



Community Specific Information



Halfway River First Nations



Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2013, May
Population on reserve: 146
Population off reserve: 110
Total Population: 256
Information Source: AANDC

Community Language Fluency

Number that speak and understand language fluently 53
Age groups that speak the language fluently 45-54 (10), 55-64 (23), 65-74 (15), 75-84 (5)

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat 187
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat 5-14 (7), 15-19 (30), 20-24 (30), 25-44 (40), 45-54 (80)

Number that do not speak or understand the language 16
Number of people learning the language 15
Age groups that are learning the language 5-14 (15)

Total Number 256


Prophet River First Nation



Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2013, May
Population on reserve: 93
Population off reserve: 170
Total Population: 263
Information Source: AANDC

Community Language Fluency

Number that speak and understand language fluently 25
Age groups that speak the language fluently 45-54 (15), 55-64 (10)

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat 68
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat 15-19 (18), 20-24 (5), 25-44 (15), 45-54 (10), 55-64 (15), 65-74 (5)

Number that do not speak or understand the language 170
Number of people learning the language 15
Age groups that are learning the language 0-4 (8), 5-14 (7)

Total Number 263