Language Needs Assessment: Ulkatcho First Nation

Funding Applcation: ALI
Assessment Year: 2014
Language: Dakelh (ᑕᗸᒡ)
Dialect: Southern Carrier


Ulkatcho First Nation
Harvey Sullen, Council Member

This project will serve the following communities:

Lhtako Dene Nation

Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2013, January
Population on reserve: 450
Population off reserve: 568
Total Population: 1018
Information Source: Band Office

Community Language Fluency

Number that speak and understand language fluently 55
Age groups that speak the language fluently (15), (25), (11), (2), (2)

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat 50
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat (25), (25)

Number that do not speak or understand the language 913
Number of people learning the language 220
Age groups that are learning the language (8), (60), (152)

Total Number 1018