Language Needs Assessment: West Moberly First Nations

Funding Applcation: Aboriginal Languages Initiative (ALI)
Assessment Year: 2014/2015
Language: Dane-Zaa (ᑕᓀ ᖚ)


West Moberly First Nations
Darcy Brown-Desjarlais, Culture Coordinator

This project will serve the following communities:

West Moberly First Nations

Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2014, January
Population on reserve: 142
Population off reserve: 165
Total Population: 307
Information Source: Band Office

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 2
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat 45-54 (2)

Number that do not speak or understand the language 304
Number of people learning the language 23
Age groups that are learning the language 5-14 (7), 15-19 (8), 20-24 (1), 25-44 (3), 45-54 (1), 55-64 (3)

Total Number 307