Language Needs Assessment: Fort Nelson First Nation

Funding Applcation: ALI
Assessment Year: 2010
Language: Dene K’e
Dialect: Fort Nelson


Fort Nelson First Nation
Lana Lowe, Lands Director

This project will serve the following communities:

Fort Nelson First Nation

Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2010, May
Population on reserve: 401
Population off reserve: 405
Total Population: 806
Information Source: Indian Affairs Community Profiles website

Community Language Fluency

Number that speak and understand language fluently 43
Age groups that speak the language fluently (2), (7), (3), (6), (7), (18)

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat 40
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat (20), (20)

Number that do not speak or understand the language 723
Number of people learning the language 130
Age groups that are learning the language (130)

Total Number 806