Language Needs Assessment: Katzie First Nation


Funding Applcation: BC Language Initiative (BCLI)
Assessment Year: 2015/2016
Language: Hul’q’umi’num’ / Halq'eméylem / hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓
Dialect: Down River


Organization

Katzie First Nation
Debbie Miller, Chief Negotiator

This project will serve the following communities:



Community Specific Information



xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam)



Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2015, April
Population on reserve: 680
Population off reserve: 580
Total Population: 1260
Information Source: Musqueam Registra's office

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 29
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat 25-44 (2), 45-54 (3), 55-64 (14), 65-74 (6), 85 and over (4)

Number that do not speak or understand the language 1231
Number of people learning the language 38
Age groups that are learning the language 0-4 (14), 5-14 (10), 15-19 (7), 20-24 (4), 45-54 (2), 75-84 (1)

Total Number 1260


Katzie First Nation



Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2015, March
Population on reserve: 360
Population off reserve: 200
Total Population: 560
Information Source: Band Membership

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 18
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat 0-4 (5), 5-14 (7), 20-24 (2), 25-44 (1), 45-54 (2), 55-64 (1)

Number that do not speak or understand the language 542
Number of people learning the language 15
Age groups that are learning the language 0-4 (5), 5-14 (7), 25-44 (1), 45-54 (2)

Total Number 560


Kwikwetlem First Nation



Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2015, June
Population on reserve: 34
Population off reserve: 49
Total Population: 83
Information Source: Community Count

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 0
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat

Number that do not speak or understand the language 83
Number of people learning the language 2
Age groups that are learning the language 45-54 (1), 65-74 (1)

Total Number 83