Language Needs Assessment: Shackan Indian Band


Funding Applcation: Aboriginal Languages Initiative (ALI)
Assessment Year: 2015/2016
Language: Nłeʔkepmxcín

Organization

Shackan Indian Band
Jessica Dan, Front Desk Receptionist

This project will serve the following communities:



Shackan



Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2014, December
Population on reserve: 70
Population off reserve: 64
Total Population: 134
Information Source: Membership

Community Language Fluency

Number that speak and understand language fluently 6
Age groups that speak the language fluently 55-64 (2), 65-74 (2), 75-84 (2)

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat 18
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat 25-44 (1), 45-54 (9), 55-64 (8)

Number that do not speak or understand the language 110
Number of people learning the language 0
Age groups that are learning the language

Total Number 134