Language Needs Assessment: Haisla Education and Learning Society

Funding Applcation: BCLI
Assessment Year: 2005
Language: enaksialak̓ala / a'’islak̓ala


Haisla Education and Learning Society
Wendy Bolton, Language Coordinator

This project will serve the following communities:


Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2001, January
Population on reserve: 511
Population off reserve: 932
Total Population: 1543
Information Source: Census 2001

Community Language Fluency

Number that speak and understand language fluently 80
Age groups that speak the language fluently (), (), (), (), ()

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat 30
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat (), ()

Number that do not speak or understand the language 373
Number of people learning the language 32
Age groups that are learning the language

Total Number 510