Language Needs Assessment: Tla-o-qui-aht First Nations

Funding Applcation: FV
Assessment Year: 2014
Language: Nuučaan̓uɫ
Dialect: central


Tla-o-qui-aht First Nations
Tammy Dorward, Education Coordinator

This project will serve the following communities:

Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation

Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2011, January
Population on reserve: 550
Population off reserve: 550
Total Population: 1100
Information Source: band office staff and elders

Community Language Fluency

Number that speak and understand language fluently 20
Age groups that speak the language fluently (3), (13), (4)

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat 40
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat (10), (5), (20), (5)

Number that do not speak or understand the language 1040
Number of people learning the language 28
Age groups that are learning the language (11), (14), (3)

Total Number 1100