Language Needs Assessment: Sechelt Nation

Funding Applcation: ALI
Assessment Year: 2014
Language: She shashishalhem
Dialect: sechelt


Sechelt Nation
Lenora Joe, Director of Education, Culture and Langauge

This project will serve the following communities:

Sechelt Indian Band

Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2014, March
Population on reserve: 600
Population off reserve: 600
Total Population: 1200
Information Source: SIB membership

Community Language Fluency

Number that speak and understand language fluently 4
Age groups that speak the language fluently (4)

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat 34
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat (10), (10), (10), (4)

Number that do not speak or understand the language 1162
Number of people learning the language 0
Age groups that are learning the language

Total Number 1200