Language Needs Assessment: Cheslatta Carrier Nation

Funding Applcation: ALI
Assessment Year: 2011
Language: Nedut’en
Dialect: Cheslatta


Cheslatta Carrier Nation
Adele Gooding, Education Coordinator / Executive Assistant

This project will serve the following communities:

Cheslatta Carrier Nation

Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2011, March
Population on reserve: 167
Population off reserve: 163
Total Population: 330
Information Source: Cheslatta Carrier Nation -INAC Active Band list
We have several newborn babies and children that are in the process of being registered with the Band and are waiting for their Birth Certificates in order to do so.

Community Language Fluency

Number that speak and understand language fluently 8
Age groups that speak the language fluently (1), (1), (2), (2), (2)

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat 18
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat (2), (1), (5), (10)

Number that do not speak or understand the language 304
Number of people learning the language 100
Age groups that are learning the language (5), (21), (15), (10), (29), (15), (5)

Total Number 330