Language Needs Assessment: Semiahmoo First Nation

Funding Applcation: Language Authority and Language Plan Development
Assessment Year: 2014/2015
Language: SENĆOŦEN / Malchosen / Lkwungen / Semiahmoo / T’Sou-ke
Dialect: sencoten


Semiahmoo First Nation
Joanne Charles, Councillor

This project will serve the following communities:

SEMYOME (Semiahmoo)

Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2014, March
Population on reserve: 43
Population off reserve: 40
Total Population: 83
Information Source: Semiahmoo First Nation

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 3
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat 25-44 (1), 45-54 (1), 75-84 (1)

Number that do not speak or understand the language 80
Number of people learning the language 5
Age groups that are learning the language 15-19 (1), 25-44 (2), 45-54 (1), 75-84 (1)

Total Number 83