Language Needs Assessment: Ditidaht Community School

Funding Applcation: ALI
Assessment Year: 2014
Language: Diitiidʔaatx̣


Ditidaht Community School
Sheila McKee, Principal

This project will serve the following communities:

Ditidaht First Nation

Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2004, January
Population on reserve: 210
Population off reserve: 429
Total Population: 639
Information Source: Language Needs Assessment completed in 2006-2007 (Adam Werle)

Community Language Fluency

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

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat 6
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat (1), (2), (3)

Number that do not speak or understand the language 626
Number of people learning the language 55
Age groups that are learning the language (7), (29), (19)

Total Number 639