Language Needs Assessment: Ulkatcho First Nation

Funding Applcation: BC Language Initiative (BCLI)
Assessment Year: 2007/2008
Language: Tsilhqot'in


Ulkatcho First Nation
Joyce Dorsey

This project will serve the following communities:


Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2003, January
Population on reserve: 680
Population off reserve: 170
Total Population: 850
Information Source:

Community Language Fluency

Number that speak and understand language fluently 145
Age groups that speak the language fluently 55-64 (), 65-74 (), 75-84 (), 85 and over ()

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat 340
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat 25-44 (), 45-54 ()

Number that do not speak or understand the language 288
Number of people learning the language 88
Age groups that are learning the language 5-14 ()

Total Number 861