Language Needs Assessment: Ashcroft Indian Band

Funding Applcation: BC Language Initiative (BCLI)
Assessment Year: 2008/2009
Language: Nłeʔkepmxcín


Ashcroft Indian Band
Greg Blain, Chief, Ashcroft Indian Band

This project will serve the following communities:

Ashcroft Indian Band

Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2008, January
Population on reserve: 70
Population off reserve: 159
Total Population: 229
Information Source:

Community Language Fluency

Number that speak and understand language fluently 3
Age groups that speak the language fluently 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 55-64 ()

Number that do not speak or understand the language 50
Number of people learning the language 2
Age groups that are learning the language 0-4 ()

Total Number 75