Language Needs Assessment: Sto:lo Nation


Funding Applcation: Aboriginal Languages Initiative (ALI)
Assessment Year: 2007/2008
Language: Hul’q’umi’num’ / Halq'eméylem / hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓

Organization

Sto:lo Nation
Thelma Wenman, Coordinator

This project will serve the following communities:



Community Specific Information



Tzeachten First Nation



Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2003, January
Population on reserve: 202
Population off reserve: 132
Total Population: 334
Information Source:

Community Language Fluency

Number that speak and understand language fluently
Age groups that speak the language fluently

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat

Number that do not speak or understand the language
Number of people learning the language
Age groups that are learning the language

Total Number


Leq'á:mel First Nation



Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2003, January
Population on reserve: 129
Population off reserve: 172
Total Population: 301
Information Source:

Community Language Fluency

Number that speak and understand language fluently
Age groups that speak the language fluently

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat

Number that do not speak or understand the language
Number of people learning the language
Age groups that are learning the language

Total Number


Skawahlook First Nation



Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2003, January
Population on reserve: 13
Population off reserve: 57
Total Population: 70
Information Source:

Community Language Fluency

Number that speak and understand language fluently
Age groups that speak the language fluently

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat

Number that do not speak or understand the language
Number of people learning the language
Age groups that are learning the language

Total Number


Skowkale First Nation



Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2003, January
Population on reserve: 155
Population off reserve: 58
Total Population: 202
Information Source:

Community Language Fluency

Number that speak and understand language fluently
Age groups that speak the language fluently

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat

Number that do not speak or understand the language
Number of people learning the language
Age groups that are learning the language

Total Number


Squiala First Nation



Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2003, January
Population on reserve: 82
Population off reserve: 42
Total Population: 124
Information Source:

Community Language Fluency

Number that speak and understand language fluently
Age groups that speak the language fluently

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat

Number that do not speak or understand the language
Number of people learning the language
Age groups that are learning the language

Total Number


Sumas First Nation



Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2003, January
Population on reserve: 158
Population off reserve: 84
Total Population: 242
Information Source:

Community Language Fluency

Number that speak and understand language fluently
Age groups that speak the language fluently

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat

Number that do not speak or understand the language
Number of people learning the language
Age groups that are learning the language

Total Number


Yakweakwioose Band



Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2003, January
Population on reserve: 29
Population off reserve: 29
Total Population: 58
Information Source:

Community Language Fluency

Number that speak and understand language fluently
Age groups that speak the language fluently

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat

Number that do not speak or understand the language
Number of people learning the language
Age groups that are learning the language

Total Number


Aitchelitz First Nation



Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2003, January
Population on reserve: 23
Population off reserve: 13
Total Population: 36
Information Source:

Community Language Fluency

Number that speak and understand language fluently 3
Age groups that speak the language fluently

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat 10
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat

Number that do not speak or understand the language 817
Number of people learning the language 150
Age groups that are learning the language

Total Number 980


Skway First Nation



Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2003, January
Population on reserve: 58
Population off reserve: 214
Total Population: 276
Information Source:

Community Language Fluency

Number that speak and understand language fluently
Age groups that speak the language fluently

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat

Number that do not speak or understand the language
Number of people learning the language
Age groups that are learning the language

Total Number