Language Needs Assessment: Splatsin Tsm7aksaltn


Funding Applcation: BC Language Initiative (BCLI)
Assessment Year: 2014/2015
Language: SecwepemctsĂ­n
Dialect: Splatsin Eastern


Organization

Splatsin Tsm7aksaltn
Rosalind Williams, Coordinator Language and Cultural Program

This project will serve the following communities:



Splats'in



Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2014, March
Population on reserve: 391
Population off reserve: 466
Total Population: 857
Information Source: Indian and Northern Affairs Canada

Community Language Fluency

Number that speak and understand language fluently 8
Age groups that speak the language fluently 65-74 (3), 75-84 (2), 85 and over (3)

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat 14
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat 45-54 (1), 55-64 (1), 65-74 (10), 75-84 (2)

Number that do not speak or understand the language 835
Number of people learning the language 63
Age groups that are learning the language 0-4 (30), 5-14 (25), 20-24 (1), 25-44 (1), 45-54 (1), 55-64 (1), 65-74 (4)

Total Number 857