Language Needs Assessment: Sliammon, Klahoose and Homalco


Funding Applcation: ALI
Assessment Year: 2014
Language: Éy7á7juuthem
Dialect: Northern coastal salishan


Organization

Sliammon, Klahoose and Homalco
Betty Wilson, Language co-ordinator

This project will serve the following communities:



Tla'amin Nation



Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2013, December
Population on reserve: 587
Population off reserve: 448
Total Population: 1035
Information Source: INAC

Community Language Fluency

Number that speak and understand language fluently 10
Age groups that speak the language fluently (10)

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat 577
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat (166), (157), (65), (72), (38), (40), (25), (14)

Number that do not speak or understand the language 448
Number of people learning the language 333
Age groups that are learning the language (170), (162), (1)

Total Number 1035