Language Needs Assessment: Toquaht Nation


Funding Applcation: Language Authority and Language Plan Development
Assessment Year: 2015/2016
Language: Nuučaan̓uɫ
Dialect: Barkley


Organization

Toquaht Nation
S. Gale Johnsen, Language Coordinator

This project will serve the following communities:



Toquaht First Nation



Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2013, January
Population on reserve: 20
Population off reserve: 120
Total Population: 140
Information Source: Toquaht Membership Clerk

Community Language Fluency

Number that speak and understand language fluently 0
Age groups that speak the language fluently

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat 5
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat 55-64 (2), 65-74 (3)

Number that do not speak or understand the language 135
Number of people learning the language 50
Age groups that are learning the language 45-54 (30), 55-64 (15), 65-74 (5)

Total Number 140