Language Needs Assessment: Kitasoo Band


Funding Applcation: BCLI
Assessment Year: 2011
Language: Sgüüxs
Dialect: Sgüüx̱s


Organization

Kitasoo Band
Dale McCreery, Contract Linguist

This project will serve the following communities:



Kitasoo/Xaixais Nation



Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2011, May
Population on reserve: 318
Population off reserve: 192
Total Population: 510
Information Source: INAC
http://pse5-esd5.ainc-inac.gc.ca/FNP/Main/Search/FNRegPopulation.aspx?BAND_NUMBER=540&lang=eng 12 of those listed as on reserve are actually residing in other reserves

Community Language Fluency

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

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat 1
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat (1)

Number that do not speak or understand the language 508
Number of people learning the language 3
Age groups that are learning the language (2), (1)

Total Number 510