Language Needs Assessment: Da'naxda'xwaetlala First Nation

Funding Applcation: Aboriginal Languages Initiative (ALI)
Assessment Year: 2006/2007
Language: Kwak̓wala


Da'naxda'xwaetlala First Nation
Joan Glendale, Education

This project will serve the following communities:

Da̱'naxda̱'xw / A̱waetla̱la̱

Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll:
Population on reserve: 35
Population off reserve: 150
Total Population: 185
Information Source:

Community Language Fluency

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

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat 3
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat 45-54 ()

Number that do not speak or understand the language 20
Number of people learning the language 4
Age groups that are learning the language 0-4 (), 5-14 ()

Total Number 35