Language Needs Assessment: Tla-o-qui-aht First Nations


Funding Applcation: FirstVoices
Assessment Year: 2014/2015
Language: Nuučaan̓uɫ
Dialect: central


Organization

Tla-o-qui-aht First Nations
Tammy Dorward, Education Coordinator

This project will serve the following communities:



Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation



Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2011, January
Population on reserve: 550
Population off reserve: 550
Total Population: 1100
Information Source: band office staff and elders

Community Language Fluency

Number that speak and understand language fluently 20
Age groups that speak the language fluently 55-64 (3), 65-74 (13), 75-84 (4)

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat 40
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat 25-44 (10), 45-54 (5), 55-64 (20), 65-74 (5)

Number that do not speak or understand the language 1040
Number of people learning the language 28
Age groups that are learning the language 0-4 (11), 25-44 (14), 55-64 (3)

Total Number 1100