Language Needs Assessment: Snuneymuxw First Nation


Funding Applcation: Aboriginal Languages Initiative (ALI)
Assessment Year: 2014/2015
Language: Hul’q’umi’num’ / Halq'eméylem / hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓
Dialect: Hulquiminum


Organization

Snuneymuxw First Nation
Nancy Seward, Education Coordinator

This project will serve the following communities:



Snuneymuxw First Nation



Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2013, December
Population on reserve: 640
Population off reserve: 1060
Total Population: 1700
Information Source: membership

Community Language Fluency

Number that speak and understand language fluently 5
Age groups that speak the language fluently 65-74 (2), 75-84 (3)

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat 15
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat 45-54 (5), 55-64 (10)

Number that do not speak or understand the language 1680
Number of people learning the language 84
Age groups that are learning the language 5-14 (34), 15-19 (30), 20-24 (6), 25-44 (14)

Total Number 1700