Language Needs Assessment: Upper St'at'imc Language, Culture and Education Society


Funding Applcation: Aboriginal Languages Initiative (ALI)
Assessment Year: 2015/2016
Language: St̓át̓imcets
Dialect: St'at'imc


Organization

Upper St'at'imc Language, Culture and Education Society
Marline John, Secretary/Assistant

This project will serve the following communities:



Community Specific Information



Ts'kw'aylaxw



Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2010, January
Population on reserve: 273
Population off reserve: 256
Total Population: 529
Information Source: INAC

Community Language Fluency

Number that speak and understand language fluently 12
Age groups that speak the language fluently 45-54 (1), 65-74 (5), 75-84 (6)

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat 3
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat 55-64 (3)

Number that do not speak or understand the language 514
Number of people learning the language 82
Age groups that are learning the language 5-14 (82)

Total Number 529


Nxwísten (Bridge River)



Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2010, January
Population on reserve: 219
Population off reserve: 201
Total Population: 420
Information Source: INAC

Community Language Fluency

Number that speak and understand language fluently 9
Age groups that speak the language fluently 55-64 (1), 65-74 (2), 75-84 (6)

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat 3
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat 25-44 (1), 55-64 (1), 65-74 (1)

Number that do not speak or understand the language 408
Number of people learning the language 65
Age groups that are learning the language 5-14 (65)

Total Number 420


Sekw’el’wás (Cayoose Creek)



Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2010, January
Population on reserve: 86
Population off reserve: 107
Total Population: 193
Information Source: INAC

Community Language Fluency

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

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat 3
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat 55-64 (1), 75-84 (2)

Number that do not speak or understand the language 188
Number of people learning the language 35
Age groups that are learning the language 5-14 (35)

Total Number 193


Tsal'álh (Seton Lake)



Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2010, January
Population on reserve: 244
Population off reserve: 402
Total Population: 646
Information Source: INAC

Community Language Fluency

Number that speak and understand language fluently 16
Age groups that speak the language fluently 55-64 (6), 65-74 (4), 75-84 (6)

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat 6
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat 45-54 (2), 55-64 (2), 65-74 (2)

Number that do not speak or understand the language 624
Number of people learning the language 89
Age groups that are learning the language 5-14 (89)

Total Number 646


T’ít’q’et First Nation



Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2010, January
Population on reserve: 194
Population off reserve: 185
Total Population: 379
Information Source: INAC

Community Language Fluency

Number that speak and understand language fluently 1
Age groups that speak the language fluently 75-84 (1)

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat 5
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat 55-64 (5)

Number that do not speak or understand the language 373
Number of people learning the language 93
Age groups that are learning the language 5-14 (93)

Total Number 379


Xaxli'p First Nation



Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2010, January
Population on reserve: 394
Population off reserve: 564
Total Population: 958
Information Source: INAC

Community Language Fluency

Number that speak and understand language fluently 8
Age groups that speak the language fluently 65-74 (4), 75-84 (4)

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat 12
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat 55-64 (12)

Number that do not speak or understand the language 938
Number of people learning the language 59
Age groups that are learning the language 5-14 (59)

Total Number 958