Language Needs Assessment: Wuikinuxv Nation

Funding Applcation: ALI
Assessment Year: 2014
Language: Oowekyala / ’Uik̓ala
Dialect: Oowekyala


Wuikinuxv Nation
Lena Collins, Education Coordinator

This project will serve the following communities:

Wuikinuxv Nation

Community Population

Date of community's recent population poll: 2013, January
Population on reserve: 65
Population off reserve: 215
Total Population: 280
Information Source: Band Office Registry

Community Language Fluency

Number that speak and understand language fluently 6
Age groups that speak the language fluently (2), (4)

Number that understand and/or speak somewhat 5
Age groups who understand and/or speak somewhat (2), (2), (1)

Number that do not speak or understand the language 269
Number of people learning the language 10
Age groups that are learning the language (6), (3), (1)

Total Number 280