Language Needs Assessment: Tsleil-Waututh Nation


Funding Applcation: Aboriginal Languages Initiative (ALI)
Assessment Year: 2015/2016
Language: Hul’q’umi’num’ / Halq'eméylem / hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓
Dialect: hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓


Organization

Tsleil-Waututh Nation
Ang George, Director of Community Development

This project will serve the following communities:



Tsleil-Waututh Nation



Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2014, December
Population on reserve: 273
Population off reserve: 233
Total Population: 506
Information Source: TWN Membership Clerk

Community Language Fluency

Number that speak and understand language fluently 0
Age groups that speak the language fluently

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat 3
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat 25-44 (2), 45-54 (1)

Number that do not speak or understand the language 503
Number of people learning the language 21
Age groups that are learning the language 0-4 (2), 5-14 (5), 15-19 (3), 20-24 (4), 25-44 (4), 45-54 (2), 55-64 (1)

Total Number 506