Language Needs Assessment: Tseshaht First Nation

Funding Applcation: BCLI
Assessment Year: 2014
Language: Nuučaan̓uɫ


Tseshaht First Nation
Katherine Robinson, contractor

This project will serve the following communities:

Tseshaht First Nation

Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2013, November
Population on reserve: 550
Population off reserve: 510
Total Population: 1060
Information Source: Tseshaht Membership Committee
The number of members living on reserve has recently increased with the addition of new housing; new stats not available until 2012

Community Language Fluency

Number that speak and understand language fluently 5
Age groups that speak the language fluently (1), (4)

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat 26
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat (10), (1), (4), (5), (6)

Number that do not speak or understand the language 1029
Number of people learning the language 25
Age groups that are learning the language (11), (2), (10), (2)

Total Number 1060