Language Needs Assessment: Yuutu it ath Governmant


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

Organization

Yuutu it ath Governmant
Bernice Touchie, language Co-ordinator

This project will serve the following communities:



Ucluelet First Nation



Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2015, January
Population on reserve: 211
Population off reserve: 460
Total Population: 671
Information Source: Law Clerk

Community Language Fluency

Number that speak and understand language fluently 9
Age groups that speak the language fluently 65-74 (3), 75-84 (6)

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat 75
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat 5-14 (25), 15-19 (10), 25-44 (35), 65-74 (5)

Number that do not speak or understand the language 587
Number of people learning the language 45
Age groups that are learning the language 0-4 (4), 15-19 (35), 25-44 (6)

Total Number 671