Language Needs Assessment: Lilwat7ul Culture Centre


Funding Applcation: BCLI
Assessment Year: 2010
Language: St̓át̓imcets
Dialect: Statimcets


Organization

Lilwat7ul Culture Centre
Mary Aline James, Language Coordinator

This project will serve the following communities:



Lil'wat Nation



Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2009, December
Population on reserve: 1358
Population off reserve: 660
Total Population: 2018
Information Source: Mount Currie Band Membership Clerk

Community Language Fluency

Number that speak and understand language fluently 52
Age groups that speak the language fluently (18), (27), (7)

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat 364
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat (14), (124), (43), (36), (85), (45), (15), (2)

Number that do not speak or understand the language 1602
Number of people learning the language 364
Age groups that are learning the language (14), (124), (43), (36), (85), (45), (15), (2)

Total Number 2018