Language Needs Assessment: Lower Stl'atl'mix Tribal Council


Funding Applcation: BC Language Initiative (BCLI)
Assessment Year: 2007/2008
Language: St̓át̓imcets

Organization

Lower Stl'atl'mix Tribal Council
Charles Peters, LSTC Administrator

This project will serve the following communities:



Community Specific Information



Douglas First Nation



Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2006, December
Population on reserve: 51
Population off reserve: 183
Total Population: 234
Information Source:

Community Language Fluency

Number that speak and understand language fluently 25
Age groups that speak the language fluently 45-54 (), 55-64 (), 65-74 (), 75-84 (), 85 and over ()

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat 20
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat 25-44 (), 45-54 (), 55-64 (), 65-74 ()

Number that do not speak or understand the language 174
Number of people learning the language 15
Age groups that are learning the language

Total Number 234


N'Quatqua



Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2006, December
Population on reserve: 154
Population off reserve: 141
Total Population: 295
Information Source:

Community Language Fluency

Number that speak and understand language fluently 10
Age groups that speak the language fluently 45-54 (), 55-64 (), 65-74 (), 75-84 (), 85 and over ()

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat 25
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat 45-54 (), 55-64 (), 65-74 ()

Number that do not speak or understand the language 240
Number of people learning the language 20
Age groups that are learning the language

Total Number 295


Skatin Nations



Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2006, December
Population on reserve: 63
Population off reserve: 317
Total Population: 380
Information Source:

Community Language Fluency

Number that speak and understand language fluently 9
Age groups that speak the language fluently 45-54 (), 55-64 (), 65-74 (), 75-84 (), 85 and over ()

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat 30
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat 45-54 (), 55-64 (), 65-74 ()

Number that do not speak or understand the language 253
Number of people learning the language 30
Age groups that are learning the language

Total Number 322


Samahquam Nation



Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2006, December
Population on reserve: 90
Population off reserve: 212
Total Population: 302
Information Source:

Community Language Fluency

Number that speak and understand language fluently 35
Age groups that speak the language fluently 45-54 (), 55-64 (), 65-74 (), 75-84 (), 85 and over ()

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat 20
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat 45-54 (), 55-64 (), 65-74 ()

Number that do not speak or understand the language 222
Number of people learning the language 25
Age groups that are learning the language

Total Number 302