Language Needs Assessment: Homalco

Funding Applcation: ALI
Assessment Year: 2014
Language: Éy7á7juuthem
Dialect: Comox Dialect


Darren Blaney, Council Member / Treaty

This project will serve the following communities:

Homalco First Nation

Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2013, January
Population on reserve: 253
Population off reserve: 224
Total Population: 477
Information Source: Indian Registration System
With the McIvor Case I am sure there have been additions to the Band List since these Statistics were provided.

Community Language Fluency

Number that speak and understand language fluently 22
Age groups that speak the language fluently (2), (5), (8), (7)

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat 118
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat (30), (45), (40), (3)

Number that do not speak or understand the language 337
Number of people learning the language 4
Age groups that are learning the language (2), (2)

Total Number 477