Language Needs Assessment: Upper Island Women of Native Ancestry


Funding Applcation: Aboriginal Languages Initiative (ALI)
Assessment Year: 2014/2015
Language: Kwak̓wala

Organization

Upper Island Women of Native Ancestry
Pam Moore, Coordinator

This project will serve the following communities:



K'ómoks First Nation



Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2013, January
Population on reserve: 110
Population off reserve: 213
Total Population: 323
Information Source: Aboriginal Affairs

Community Language Fluency

Number that speak and understand language fluently 1
Age groups that speak the language fluently 65-74 (1)

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat 4
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat 25-44 (4)

Number that do not speak or understand the language 318
Number of people learning the language 20
Age groups that are learning the language 20-24 (5), 25-44 (5), 45-54 (5), 55-64 (5)

Total Number 323