Language Needs Assessment: Klahoose First Nation

Funding Applcation: ALI
Assessment Year: 2013
Language: Éy7á7juuthem
Dialect: ayʔaʔjuuthem-Mainland čomox,čomox šliammon


Klahoose First Nation
Jessie Louie, Language Authority Councilor

This project will serve the following communities:

Klahoose First Nation

Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2012, September
Population on reserve: 54
Population off reserve: 296
Total Population: 350
Information Source: Census
We have 350 band members as of this past year,some have just transferred into our band.

Community Language Fluency

Number that speak and understand language fluently 5
Age groups that speak the language fluently (2), (2), (1)

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat 14
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat (2), (10), (2)

Number that do not speak or understand the language 331
Number of people learning the language 25
Age groups that are learning the language (2), (1), (7), (6), (7), (2)

Total Number 350