Language Needs Assessment: Moricetown Band

Funding Applcation: ALI
Assessment Year: 2010
Language: Witsuwit'en
Dialect: Wet'suwet'en


Moricetown Band
Bobbi Deere, Grant Writer

This project will serve the following communities:

Wet'suwet'en First Nation

Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2010, April
Population on reserve: 650
Population off reserve: 1150
Total Population: 1800
Information Source: INAC

Community Language Fluency

Number that speak and understand language fluently 150
Age groups that speak the language fluently (60), (40), (40), (10)

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat 45
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat (5), (15), (15), (10)

Number that do not speak or understand the language 1605
Number of people learning the language 150
Age groups that are learning the language (24), (45), (41), (20), (10), (10)

Total Number 1800