Language Needs Assessment: Ahousat

Funding Applcation: ALI
Assessment Year: 2014
Language: Nuučaan̓uɫ


Mena Duncan, manager

This project will serve the following communities:


Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2014, April
Population on reserve: 800
Population off reserve: 1400
Total Population: 2200
Information Source: Gena Swan- membership clerk prior to current
every year there is approximately 30-40 babies born every year.

Community Language Fluency

Number that speak and understand language fluently 40
Age groups that speak the language fluently (3), (10), (20), (5), (2)

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat 15
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat (2), (8), (3), (2)

Number that do not speak or understand the language 755
Number of people learning the language 40
Age groups that are learning the language (18), (17), (5)

Total Number 800