Language Needs Assessment: Organization/First Nation/Government

Funding Applcation: BC Language Initiative (BCLI)
Assessment Year: 2012/2013
Language: Danezāgé’
Dialect: Dialect


Organization/First Nation/Government
Name of person completing this Needs Assessment , Job Title

This project will serve the following communities:

Dease River First Nation

Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2013, September
Population on reserve: 123
Population off reserve: 123
Total Population: 246
Information Source: Information Source
Additional Population Information

Community Language Fluency

Number that speak and understand language fluently 10
Age groups that speak the language fluently 55-64 (4), 75-84 (6)

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat 60
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat 15-19 (15), 20-24 (15), 25-44 (15), 45-54 (15)

Number that do not speak or understand the language 176
Number of people learning the language 60
Age groups that are learning the language 5-14 (20), 15-19 (20), 20-24 (20)

Total Number 246