Language Needs Assessment: Saulteau First Nations


Funding Applcation: BC Language Initiative (BCLI)
Assessment Year: 2014/2015
Language: ᓀᐦᐃᔭᐍᐏᐣ (Nēhiyawēwin)
Dialect: Plains "y" Dialect of Cree


Organization

Saulteau First Nations
Carmen Marshall, Biologist

This project will serve the following communities:



Saulteau First Nations



Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2012, January
Population on reserve: 394
Population off reserve: 520
Total Population: 914
Information Source: ABORIGINAL AFFAIRS AND NORTHERN DEVELOPMENT CANADA

Community Language Fluency

Number that speak and understand language fluently 54
Age groups that speak the language fluently 25-44 (11), 45-54 (43)

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat 100
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat 15-19 (25), 20-24 (25), 25-44 (25), 45-54 (25)

Number that do not speak or understand the language 760
Number of people learning the language 150
Age groups that are learning the language 0-4 (25), 5-14 (25), 15-19 (25), 20-24 (25), 25-44 (25), 45-54 (25)

Total Number 914