Language Needs Assessment: Malahat Nation | Kwunew Kwasun Culture Society


Funding Applcation: Aboriginal Languages Initiative (ALI)
Assessment Year: 2015/2016
Language: SENĆOŦEN / Malchosen / Lkwungen / Semiahmoo / T’Sou-ke

Organization

Malahat Nation | Kwunew Kwasun Culture Society
Patrick Marshall, T'sweuhltun

This project will serve the following communities:



MÁLEXEȽ (Malahat)



Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2015, April
Population on reserve: 135
Population off reserve: 173
Total Population: 308
Information Source: Status Registrar Malahat Nation

Community Language Fluency

Number that speak and understand language fluently 2
Age groups that speak the language fluently 55-64 (1), 65-74 (1)

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat 4
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat 55-64 (2), 65-74 (2)

Number that do not speak or understand the language 302
Number of people learning the language 17
Age groups that are learning the language 5-14 (4), 15-19 (13)

Total Number 308