Language Needs Assessment: Kitamaat Village Council

Funding Applcation: ALI
Assessment Year: 2010
Language: enaksialak̓ala / a'’islak̓ala
Dialect: Wakashan


Kitamaat Village Council
Wendy Bolton , Language and cultural co-ordinator

This project will serve the following communities:

Kitamaat Village Council

Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2010, January
Population on reserve: 731
Population off reserve: 946
Total Population: 1677
Information Source: band list
Haisla Language not Kwakwala

Community Language Fluency

Number that speak and understand language fluently 242
Age groups that speak the language fluently (106), (78), (48), (10)

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat 21
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat (21)

Number that do not speak or understand the language 1414
Number of people learning the language 81
Age groups that are learning the language (71), (10)

Total Number 1677