Language Needs Assessment: T'it'q'et Daycare & Preschool Society


Funding Applcation: Pre-school Language Nest
Assessment Year: 2015/2016
Language: St̓át̓imcets
Dialect: Interior Salish


Organization

T'it'q'et Daycare & Preschool Society
Connie Konkin, Manager

This project will serve the following communities:



T’ít’q’et First Nation



Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2015, January
Population on reserve: 379
Population off reserve: 200
Total Population: 579
Information Source: First Peoples Language Map of BC/Upper St'at'imc Language, Culture, & education Society

Community Language Fluency

Number that speak and understand language fluently 31
Age groups that speak the language fluently 65-74 (31)

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat 93
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat 45-54 (31), 55-64 (31), 65-74 (31)

Number that do not speak or understand the language 455
Number of people learning the language 294
Age groups that are learning the language 0-4 (30), 5-14 (30), 15-19 (24), 20-24 (29), 25-44 (55), 45-54 (126)

Total Number 579