Language Needs Assessment: Iskut First Nation

Funding Applcation: BCLI
Assessment Year: 2010
Language: Tāłtān


Iskut First Nation
Sally Havard

This project will serve the following communities:

Iskut First Nation

Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2008, June
Population on reserve: 400
Population off reserve: 262
Total Population: 662
Information Source: Source: Registered Indian Population by Sex and Residence 2008 [last available data], Indian and Northern Affairs Canada

Community Language Fluency

Number that speak and understand language fluently 94
Age groups that speak the language fluently (5), (5), (30), (40), (13), (1)

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat 170
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat (80), (20), (10), (50), (10)

Number that do not speak or understand the language 398
Number of people learning the language 100
Age groups that are learning the language (80), (20)

Total Number 662