Language Needs Assessment: Lake Babine Nation

Funding Applcation: LCIC
Assessment Year: 2011
Language: Nedut’en
Dialect: Nadut'en


Lake Babine Nation
Monty Palmantier, Education Director

This project will serve the following communities:

Lake Babine Nation

Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2011, April
Population on reserve: 1409
Population off reserve: 903
Total Population: 2312
Information Source: INAC First Nation Profiles

Community Language Fluency

Number that speak and understand language fluently 416
Age groups that speak the language fluently (1), (116), (148), (45), (79), (24), (3)

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat 247
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat (68), (71), (64), (11), (33)

Number that do not speak or understand the language 1649
Number of people learning the language 128
Age groups that are learning the language (32), (81), (15)

Total Number 2312