Language Needs Assessment: Pauquachin First Nation


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

Organization

Pauquachin First Nation
Bev Martin, Administrator

This project will serve the following communities:



BOḰEĆEN (Pauquachin)



Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2007, January
Population on reserve: 242
Population off reserve: 120
Total Population: 362
Information Source:

Community Language Fluency

Number that speak and understand language fluently 8
Age groups that speak the language fluently 75-84 (), 85 and over ()

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat 8
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat 65-74 (), 75-84 (), 85 and over ()

Number that do not speak or understand the language 336
Number of people learning the language 10
Age groups that are learning the language 25-44 ()

Total Number 362