Language Needs Assessment: Squamish Nation Education Dept, Squamish Nation

Funding Applcation: ALI
Assessment Year: 2014
Language: Sḵwx̱wú7mesh sníchim


Squamish Nation Education Dept, Squamish Nation
Vanessa Campbell, Squamish Language Team Leader

This project will serve the following communities:

Squamish Nation

Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2013, April
Population on reserve: 2420
Population off reserve: 1660
Total Population: 4080
Information Source: AANDC Population Statistics Report: Indian Registration System

Community Language Fluency

Number that speak and understand language fluently 7
Age groups that speak the language fluently (2), (1), (3), (1)

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat 34
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat (32), (2)

Number that do not speak or understand the language 4039
Number of people learning the language 205
Age groups that are learning the language (25), (80), (53), (5), (33), (2), (7)

Total Number 4080