Language Needs Assessment: Nicomen Indian Band


Funding Applcation: Language Authority and Language Plan Development
Assessment Year: 2012/2013
Language: Nłeʔkepmxcín
Dialect: N'la kepmxcin


Organization

Nicomen Indian Band
Donna M. Gallinger, Chief

This project will serve the following communities:



Nicomen Indian Band



Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2013, January
Population on reserve: 32
Population off reserve: 91
Total Population: 123
Information Source: Stats
of the population on reserve, is a mixture of other band members from other reserves.

Community Language Fluency

Number that speak and understand language fluently 3
Age groups that speak the language fluently 55-64 (2), 75-84 (1)

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat 7
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat 25-44 (2), 45-54 (4), 65-74 (1)

Number that do not speak or understand the language 113
Number of people learning the language 52
Age groups that are learning the language 0-4 (9), 5-14 (10), 15-19 (3), 20-24 (2), 25-44 (10), 45-54 (10), 55-64 (4), 65-74 (3), 75-84 (1)

Total Number 123